• U-M to introduce Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategic plan in October

    President Mark Schlissel invites the entire campus community to take part in events introducing U-M’s five-year strategic plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. Morning opening remarks, panel discussion and poster session to be held at the Power Center; afternoon student event; evening keynote speaker in the Power Center.

  • Detroit Connector Launches New Website

    Since its inception in September 2013, the Detroit Connector has bridged the geographical gap between Ann Arbo
  • Vice provost units place greater emphasis on supportive services

    Community impact and student success have been a driving force behind the missions of three units that report to the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI). Beginning this fall, the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO), Detroit Center and Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) will continue in those missions while placing an even greater Read more

  • Kedra Ishop: Leveraging student passion to produce leaders

  • The Fab 5 at 25

    The team is an integral part of the University of Michigan’s history. It brought the basketball program unprecedented levels of attention, passion, and controversy that still reverberate 25 years on. Those events were also part of a larger cultural moment that raised difficult questions around race, class, amateurism, and big-time college sports. A core part Read more

  • U-M scientists part of $15 million initiative to understand bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

    Can stem cells help reveal the roots of mental illness, and open the door to better treatment? Stem cells derived from skin samples of people with bipolar disorder can be used to grow neurons like these, which can help scientists understand the condition and find new treatments. A team of University of Michigan scientists who Read more

  • Robert Sellers: Why diversity matters most of all

  • Student recruitment: Always engaging

    Aaron Dworkin, dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, discusses the importance of being engaged in the student recruitment process when it comes to building a more diverse, inclusive and equitable university. This video is the final one in a series designed to engage the campus community in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Read more

  • African Studies Center welcomes the 2016-17 U-M African Presidential Scholars

    The UMAPS program, launched in 2008 with support from the U-M President’s office, to date has welcomed 119 early career faculty from Ghana, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Cameroon, D.R.C and Tanzania  to campus for a four to six month residency to work with a U-M faculty member for mentorship or collaboration on projects that Read more

  • Michigan Ross Welcomes Its Strongest, Most Diverse Class of MBAs Yet

    This year’s class is made up of 40 percent women, and they’ll be joining one of the strongest women’s networks among top business schools. The women entering the class this year come from impressive backgrounds. They are former corporate strategy managers, senior investment analysts, disease surveillance coordinators, naval architects, Fulbright Fellows, chocolatiers, and professional beatboxers. Read more