From left to right, Donna Mejia, Angel Sanchez and Paige Massey

Prof, grad student, staff member hailed for DEI work

June 2, 2022

CU president’s office recognizes Donna Mejia, Paige Massey and Angel Sanchez for their work making the university a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place.

William Wei

CU Boulder history professor named a 2022 Asian American Hero of Colorado

May 16, 2022

William Wei will be honored on May 21 for his contributions to the Asian American community.

Honors Residential Academic Program students in Smith Hall use artwork to demonstrate diversity, inclusivity and community.​

Students, staff, others honored for diversity work

April 14, 2022

Recipients, chosen by faculty committee, ‘work tirelessly and most times in the dark’ for diversity and inclusion.

Blueprints of School of Education

Program for historically excluded students gets big boost, more space

April 6, 2022

A sense of community is key to higher graduation rates and other measures of academic success, participants in MASP say.

A photo of Patricia Gonzalez with her parents at graduation.

Closing gaps in diversity, equity can lead to success

April 4, 2022

New assistant dean for inclusive practice wants to help students feel included and seen across multiple spaces.

The official seal of CU Boulder

CU’s symbol is male, but the first version highlighted a female

March 29, 2022

Women’s history snapshot: From 1893 to 1908, the University Seal featured an image of a Greek female and the ‘Let Your Light Shine’ motto.

The American Issue reporting that the 18th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution came into effect on Jan. 16, 1920.

First woman elected a CU regent was a prohibitionist

March 21, 2022

Women’s history snapshot: Anna Louise Wolcott Vaile argued that social ills harming women could only be rectified with political power, which relied on women’s suffrage.

an abstract graphic female scientist

Surprised by depth of bias, physicist works to bring more women to science

March 16, 2022

Women’s history snapshot: Patricia Rankin initially assumed when told that she didn’t ‘look like a physicist,’ they were complimenting her on being well dressed.

Lucile Berkeley Buchanan

After 100 years, university recognized a pioneer

March 8, 2022

Women’s history snapshot: Lucile Berkeley Buchanan graduated in 1918 but wasn’t allowed to walk across the stage with other graduates because she was Black.

Old Main

On lonely Boulder ‘prairie,’ Mary Rippon saw glory

March 3, 2022

Women’s history snapshot: CU’s first woman faculty member, now a university icon, hesitated to come West.

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