• Diversity Is Good for Us and Good for the Data

    Amanda Dudley was recognized in December for her contributions to a healthy and constructive campus climate with a 2017 Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award. These awards recognize individual staff members and teams for extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at Michigan. Dudley is known around Michigan Public Health for her professionalism and hospitality and for her Read more

  • Conducting Culturally Competent Public Health Work in Native Communities

    Joel Begay’s work with Native communities has provided him valuable insight on how to partner with communities in a way that does not exploit them. The MPH student aspires to help fill gaps around minority health data by collecting and analyzing data while helping tribal governments, health professionals, and other government agencies interpret the data Read more

  • Park Ranger Uses Visual Media to Promote Inclusion at National Parks

    Not all Americans currently see their own stories told in the national parks, whether those parks are iconic natural wonders like the Grand Canyon or historical sites like Independence National Historical Park in Pennsylvania. Percentage-wise, visitorship to national parks by black, Hispanic, Native American, and LGBT individuals is much lower than the representation of those Read more

  • IPC hosts U.S & Chinese Scholars on China’s International Development

    On March 16, the International Policy Center hosted distinguished guests for a research workshop entitled “China’s Impact in the International Development Arena.” The 10 participants hailed from academic institutions in the United States and China and offered varying perspectives on China’s role in the international development landscape. The workshop series is a new initiative at the International Read more

  • Survivors Have Life After, Life Before, Life Durning

    In celebration of the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial, the U-M Library partnered with the national oral history organization StoryCorps to record and preserve stories from our community. During the Fall Festival Bicentennial Celebration, participants had conversations with friends, classmates, family members and colleagues about meaningful experiences at U-M. These stories, presented and curated by the Read more

  • Safeguarding Speech: Who Gets the Final Word?

    Along with many colleges and universities across the country, U-M is debating issue of free speech on campus.
  • Annual Ida Gray Awards presented during DEI Day

    Two faculty members and two students were honored Wednesday as the School of Dentistry presented its annual Ida Gray Awards during a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Day program. Receiving awards were Kelsie Pittel, a third-year dental student; Hussain Haider, a fourth-year dental student; adjunct faculty member Dr. Shahrzad (Sherry) Mirafzali; and faculty member Dr. Elliott Read more

  • Crawford and Burns Receive Feingold Diversity Awards

    The School of Public Health’s Eugene Feingold Excellence in Diversity Award helps celebrate the legacy of public health leader and social activist Eugene Feingold. Feingold was professor of Health Management and Policy at Michigan Public Health and was active in community organizations concerned with civil liberties, poverty, and racial discrimination. Established in 2004, the Feingold Read more

  • How Medical Schools Can Better Support Students with Disabilities

    America’s medical schools are making progress in efforts to attract, admit and accommodate students with disab
  • U-M African Studies Center: Celebrating a decade of academic excellence, cultural understanding

    Rama Mwenesi was a freshman at the University of Michigan when he came up with an idea of designing, building