Juneteenth Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900, Texas.

From the University Libraries: Juneteenth history

June 15, 2021

In celebration of Juneteenth on June 19, learn from the University Libraries some of the history of the day, which commemorates milestones around emancipation.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion actions and progress during 2020–21

May 27, 2021

In 2021 and beyond, CU Boulder will continue to expand our commitment to promoting anti-racism and to incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion into every aspect of teaching, learning, research and campus life.

Spring blooms on campus

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: May 2021 edition

May 27, 2021

Chancellor Philip DiStefano is announcing an investment pool of $25 million over five years to support campus diversity initiatives. Read about this and get other news in the new monthly diversity, equity and inclusion update.

Book cover of 'American Like Me'

CU Boulder announces Buffs One Read

May 26, 2021

CU Boulder is launching a campus reading program with the goal of building community. "American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures" is edited by actress and activist America Ferrera and available through the University Libraries.

Reiland Rabaka

Why African and African American studies matter: Q&A with Reiland Rabaka

May 20, 2021

Reiland Rabaka discusses what it means for the Center for African and African American Studies to be established, what he envisions it becoming, and how students, faculty and the community will benefit from it now and for years to come.

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CU Boulder announces Center for African and African American Studies

May 20, 2021

CU Boulder’s newest center supports teaching, research and creative work on the history, culture and struggles of people of African descent. It will also provide Black students, staff and faculty a permanent space for building community and more.

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Volunteer for LGBTQ+ STEM youth outreach this summer

May 19, 2021

Are you a CU Boulder community member wanting to make an impact for LGBTQ+ youth in STEM? Join this summer as a volunteer for the Pathways in STEM program, which is entirely online.

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Righteous Rage Institute working toward social justice, healing

May 19, 2021

The Righteous Rage Institute for healing, social justice and community organizing works with the community and educational partners with a healing justice approach.

A decorative ledge on the CU Boulder campus engraved with University of Colorado Boulder (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Finalists for top diversity, equity, inclusion position visiting with campus community through June 3

May 12, 2021

A campus search committee has identified three candidates for the new senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion position. Plan to attend virtual open sessions for students, faculty and staff to meet each finalist through June 3.

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CU Boulder receives new state scholarship grants

May 10, 2021

Thanks to two new Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative grants totaling $400,000, CU Boulder will be able to offer additional scholarships and academic support to low-income, first-generation students this fall.