A doctoral student and Microsoft research fellow, Scheuerman has worked with companies such as Facebook and Google to spot social issues within technology design, such as how race and gender are represented.
The Center for African and African American Studies' home will be in a first-floor, highly visible and easily accessible space in the Macky Auditorium building. University officials announced the new center in late May.
Chancellor Philip DiStefano named Sonia DeLuca Fernández senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion—a new campus leadership position that will provide strategic direction on campuswide DEI initiatives and programs.
CU officials are hailing last week’s Notice of Interpretation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights explaining that it will enforce Title IX’s prohibition on discrimination based on sex to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.