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Amplifying Community Engagement
Oct 31, 2023
Award-winning author, Carmen Maria Machado thrills audiences during Banned Book Week
New York Times best-selling author visits U and talks banned books, sex, and gender violence
Oct 27, 2023
Celebrating America’s original history
Native Americans have been celebrating their heritage for hundreds of years through kinship, language, ceremony, dances, and traditions that are carried on today.
Oct 4, 2023
Día de los Muertos a time for remembering, family, and community
At its heart, the most famous of Mexican holidays is about family, remembrance, and tradition.
Aug 28, 2023
HBCU partnership program is having its intended impact
The University of Utah continues to create life-changing educational experiences for students who seek to advance their career prospects through their connections with the U.
Dec 1, 2023
A holiday message to my U of U campus
Vice President for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Mary Ann Villarreal shares a special end-of-year message with the U campus community.
Dec 1, 2023
University of Utah MLK Week 2024 to include inaugural gala
The MLK Week 40th Anniversary Gala will pay tribute to Utah's community and civil rights leaders.
Nov 20, 2023
VP Villarreal responds to recent news on withdrawal of sponsorship for MECHA
There have been a great many questions about the status change of the student organization. EDI and CESB hope we can continue to partner with MECHA around those issues that are so important to all of us and where we remain aligned.
Nov 14, 2023
Day of Disability & Neurodiversity helps build community
Neurodiversity is hard to see, but it is a vital part of our campus community that deserves to be included.
Ensuring Belonging for All
Nov 28, 2023
Recognizing new Native faculty, staff and student employees
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we recognize some of the new Native faculty, staff, and student employees who contribute to the University of Utah in various ways.
Nov 2, 2023
Largest Edible Campus Garden to receive name
This naming process empowered space-making and belonging and allowed for further distinguishing between the gardens.
Nov 1, 2023
CESB to help transfer students with early belonging
The center is developing a program aimed at helping transfers navigate their initial days at the U.
Oct 12, 2023
Dream Center helping undocumented students build a career path
This semester, the center will focus on a pair of staple initiatives designed to aid participants in their mission to have a successful college experience, the Visionary Scholars Program and the Life After College Program.
Fostering an Inclusive Campus Climate
Nov 17, 2023
Interfaith America returns to the U amid end of year celebrations
The chance to meet and connect with others from diverse spiritual perspectives is big part of the Interfaith Initiative at the U.
Oct 30, 2023
When serving goes beyond the enlistment
For Chris Harris, serving his fellow military veterans at the U has been a life mission.
Oct 5, 2023
Native tribes prepare for solar eclipse
The AIRC is taking appropriate steps to educate the larger campus community so that we are considerate and respectful of anyone who is practicing cultural protocols during this time.
Apr 21, 2023
Positive steps and need to keep improving highlight the recent State of the Black U
Leaders, students, and staff gathered to share vital information affecting Black representation and wellbeing at the University of Utah.
Securing Health Equity
Nov 30, 2023
Mental health increasingly important for students over the holidays
The holidays can be stressful for some—but making time for self-care can help.
Oct 31, 2023
Sharon A. Brangman brings wealth of experience to MEDiversity keynote
Brangman’s keynote, “The -Ism We All Share” emphasizes the impact of ageism and best practices to counteract it.
Oct 19, 2023
Care-4-All Ages will be focus of week-long university health events
This year’s MEDiversity Week will seek to examine what it means to deliver Age-Friendly Health Care.
Apr 10, 2023
MEDiversity Week returns in 2023 with a focus on anti-ageism and age-friendly care
As Americans age, the nation’s health care system will need to pay greater attention to the needs of older adults.
Shared Equity Leadership
Aug 18, 2023
A new approach to leadership at the heart of the NLA’s mission
The New Leadership Academy prepares individuals for leadership that’s built to win anywhere.
Apr 7, 2023
New Leadership Academy transforms through knowledge, tools, and courage
The New Leadership Academy is changing the way we approach leadership development and expanding the way we think about our leaders.
Jan 3, 2023
New year brings fellows and new growth
NLA is pleased to announce the selection of its new 2023 cohort, representing a broad range of academic leaders, scholars, and administrators who are invested in advancing equity and inclusion in higher education.