Professor Michael Summers will reflect on the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, which has been recognized for increasing retention and academic performance of historically marginalized undergraduates in STEM and preparing them to pursue and succeed in graduate and professional programs.
Get details on National Hispanic Heritage Month, Indigenous Peoples Day and other events. Learn about Adelante and other employee affinity groups. Get to know María Castro Barajas, director of the Precollege Bridge Program, in a short Q&A, and more.
Faculty and staff are invited to participate in employee affinity groups, which can play an important role in nurturing an inclusive campus culture. Learn about them, as well as DEI-related events and resources in this monthly update.
Several campus initiatives seeking to eliminate barriers to the academic, research and career success of students, faculty and staff are underway through a seed grant program led by the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The University Libraries and Program in Jewish Studies have announced a renaming and new direction for Jewish collections to now focus on more recent innovative religious, cultural and social developments among American Jews and Judaism.