• Higher-ed leaders discuss how to promote diversity efforts

    Top leaders from a range of U.S. higher education institutions shared suggestions Wednesday on how to boost diversity, and the need to impress on host communities the universal value of their efforts to serve the underserved. “We bring great value, those of us who serve the minority community, and we need to be funded,” Thomas Read more

  • University’s diversity history recalled at public panel event

    The historical context to promoting diversity at the University of Michigan was the focus when past and current university leaders gathered Monday for “Reflections On U-M’s Diversity History.” The event at the Michigan League Ballroom, one of several presented as part of the Nov. 4-13 Diversity Summit, featured panelists who played critical roles in that Read more

  • Community Assembly on diversity generates suggestions, challenges

    More than two dozen faculty, staff and students shared comments and ideas for making the University of Michigan more diverse, equitable and inclusive at a Community Assembly with President Mark Schlissel on Tuesday. The comments — both supportive and critical — will provide insight as U-M continues a yearlong effort to create a comprehensive, universitywide Read more

  • The Case for Diversity

    As U-M hosts its first-ever Diversity Summit this week, LSA looks at research and programs from throughout the College that illustrate diversity’s power to create better outcomes for everybody. Read the full story

  • Diversity Summit public events

    The University of Michigan’s Diversity Summit continues this week with a variety of public events. Read the full story

  • Snapchat Story: Army vs Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game

  • A word from the coach

    U-M men’s basketball coach John Beilein speaks to the wheelchair basketball competitors on teams representing the Army and Navy before they took to the Crisler Center court Sunday in the 10th annual Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game. Read the full story

  • U-M files legal brief supporting race as a factor in admissions

    The University of Michigan has filed an amicus brief in support of the University of Texas at Austin in a case regarding the use of race in its admission process that is being appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read the full story

  • Investing in Ability events explore stigma, stereotypes and bullying

    The University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns’ Investing in Ability series this month will explore the impact of stigma, stereotypes and bullying for persons with disabilities. The council also has announced the 2015 James T. Neubacher Award winner: Eric Hipple, former Detroit Lions quarterback and current U-M Depression Center outreach representative. Read the full Read more

  • U-M joins coalition promoting access, affordability, success in higher ed

    The University of Michigan on Monday joined a diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities that are coming together to improve the college admission application process for all students. The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success was formed to develop a free platform of online tools to streamline the experience of planning for Read more