University of Utah Office for Equity and Diversity

Media Archive

Enriching the Educational Experience

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Cornel West, Angela Davis, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Michael Eric Dyson, Morris Dees and Dolores Huerta - these are just a few of the exceptional guest speakers the Office for Equity and Diversity has invited to campus to present at University of Utah diversity events. Listen to the podcasts of these and other presenters, read selected articles in our library and access additional resources and links, all displaying the educational benefits of a diverse campus and community climate.


Visit our Youtube channel to see more videos of our past events and celebrations.



2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
KRCL: The Beehive
Radio announcement of MLK, Jr. events by Dr. Octavio Villalpando, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity
KSL Cultural Connections
KSL podcast, discussing civil rights issues and the events at the U related to Martin Luther King, Jr.



2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
  • Salt Lake Tribune - "Jesse Jackson in Utah: America should fulfill its broken promises"
  • Deseret News - "'We're learning how to live together,' Jesse Jackson tells U. audience (+video)"
  • KSL - "'Equal opportunity is the American promise,' Rev. Jesse Jackson tells U."
  • Fox 13 - "Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks in Salt Lake City"
  • Daily Utah Chronicle - "Rev. Jackson preaches tolerance"
  • - "Jesse Jackson urges unity through diversity"

Diversity at the U