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Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. For […]

Welcome Back Bash!

Join Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for a virtual kick-off for the 2020-2021 academic year! Come learn about our programs, meet new staff and classmates, play virtual games, and enter a chance to win some prizes. There will be two sessions to accommodate as many schedules as possible: 12 p.m. (noon) and 5 p.m. Registration will […]

Welcome Back Bash!

Join Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for a virtual kick-off for the 2020-2021 academic year! Come learn about our programs, meet new staff and classmates, play virtual games, and enter a chance to win some prizes. There will be two sessions to accommodate as many schedules as possible: 12 p.m. (noon) and 5 p.m. Registration will […]

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. In […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. For […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Reframing the Conversation: The Rise of Anti-Asian Hate

This panel will center on the rise of Anti-Asian hate coinciding with the rise of COVID-19 and existing dynamics of othering affecting people of Asian descent in America. Reframing the Conversation brings together experts from across campus and the community to spark important conversations around racism, othering, and safety. With these conversations, we are striving […]

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

Financial Aid and U

This Session: Scholarship Searching in AcademicWorks Join CESA's Scholarship & Financial Resources Coordinator, the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid, and the Career & Professional Development Center for this virtual info session series designed to help you with all things financial aid at the U! Zoom Meeting ID:  932 2354 8173Password: 293437 Future Sessions September […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

Financial Aid and U

This Session: The Importance of a Résumé Join CESA’s Scholarship & Financial Resources Coordinator, the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid, and the Career & Professional Development Center for this virtual info session series designed to help you with all things financial aid at the U! Zoom Meeting ID:  932 2354 8173Password: 293437 Future Sessions […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Friday Forums: Confronting Our Racism

Registration for this event has closed.Stay tuned to register to join us at the October session! “The legacies of racism that constrain us are deep and long, and we are not going to solve our discomfort with training. The work we must do is about rooting out the systematic racism that lives in the everyday. […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. In […]

Financial Aid and U

This Session: All Things FAFSA Join CESA’s Scholarship & Financial Resources Coordinator, the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid, and the Career & Professional Development Center for this virtual info session series designed to help you with all things financial aid at the U! Zoom Meeting ID:  932 2354 8173Password: 293437 Future Sessions October 8: […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Online Learning: Tips from the Experts with Diversity Scholars

Join the First Year Diversity Scholars Program for this workshop where we'll examine learning styles, common challenges of online learning, and tips and tools for succeeding this semester. Bring your questions! Zoom password: learning Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

Financial Aid and U

This Session: Ins & Outs of a Letter of Recommendation Join CESA’s Scholarship & Financial Resources Coordinator, the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid, and the Career & Professional Development Center for this virtual info session series designed to help you with all things financial aid at the U! Zoom Meeting ID:  932 2354 8173Password: […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Reframing the Conversation: Queering Utah Legacies

Coinciding with National LGBT History Month, this Reframing the Conversation panel will focus on elevating the research and narratives of LGBTQIA+ folx in Utah. Reframing the Conversation brings together experts from across campus and the community to spark important conversations around racism, othering, and safety. With these conversations, we are striving to counteract the growing […]

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. In […]

Cartooning Workshop with Diversity Scholars

Come draw with the First Year Diversity Scholars Program! This event is for beginners and artists alike. We'll be learning cartooning techniques from experts, and from each other. Zoom password: drawing Organizer

Financial Aid and U

This Session: The "What, Who, Where, When, and Why" of a Personal Essay Join CESA’s Scholarship & Financial Resources Coordinator, the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid, and the Career & Professional Development Center for this virtual info session series designed to help you with all things financial aid at the U! Zoom Meeting ID: […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual Transfer Alumni Panel

Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs and Office of Orientation & Transition's Crimson Transfer Honor Society (CTHS) for a CTHS alumni panel! Zoom Meeting ID: 979 3448 1376  Passcode: CTHS Panelists Joseph Hawkins Joseph was one of the founding officers of CTHS, serving as president for the first two years. Prior to CTHS he […]

Financial Aid and U

This Session: Q & A on All Things Scholarships & Financial Aid Join CESA’s Scholarship & Financial Resources Coordinator, the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid, and the Career & Professional Development Center for this virtual info session series designed to help you with all things financial aid at the U! Zoom Meeting ID:  932 […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

Friday Forum: Establishing Anti-racist Policy

Registration is closed! We hope you can join us next month on November 20! On July 19, 2019 Andre M. Perry (Andre M. Perry is a fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, a scholar-in-residence at American University, and a columnist for the Hechinger Report). wrote:  “Racism is not a distraction; it’s policy.” He […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Diversity in the Workplace

A panel of U alumni from various backgrounds and industries share their workplace experiences, how to build networks, and much more. Panelists Natosha Washington BFA'04 teaches at the Now and Next Dance Mentoring Project and co-directs the Utah-based dance company RawMoves. Her choreography has been seen on many professional, collegiate, and secondary school companies in Utah, […]

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. In […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

Inclusion and Equity Promising Practice Training Models

Join us for a presentation by Kilo Zamora, MSW, Grant Sunada, MPH, PhD, and Jared Spackman, MPAS, PA-C to start off our inaugural MEDiversity Week. Kilo Zamora, MSW Kilo Zamora is known for his skills to increase peoples capacity for social change. With this ability, Zamora leads his classes with a focus on implementing their […]

Community Read: Ramifications of Historical Health Disparities in the AI/AN Community

Join us each week for discussion on a variety of readings addressing health disparity topics.October sessions will focus on intimate partner violence (IPV) and November sessions will be focused on American Indian/Alaska Native communities.Registration will be required for each session. Access to all readings can be found in Dropbox: https://bit.ly/34y0tRs CME credit is available for this […]

Utah Diné Bikéyah Traditional Foods Programs

Join us for a presentation by Cynthia Wilson, director of the Traditional Foods Program and a graduate of the University of Utah (Masters of Science, Nutrition). Cynthia Wilson Director, Traditional Foods Program As the director of the Traditional Foods Program, Cynthia develops a sustainable program that benefits Native American communities adjacent to the Bears Ears […]

Health Sciences Townhall with Dr. Good

Join us for a town hall presentation by Dr. Michael Good to update the health sciences campus on initiatives and action being taken to address institutionalized racism on our U of U Health campus. Michael Good CEO, University of Utah HealthDean, University of Utah School of MedicineSenior Vice President of Health Sciences Dr. Michael L. […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Recreational Therapy: What is it and how does it fit into health care?

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Steven Bell, Associate Professor in the College of Health as part of our inaugural MEDiversity Week events! Steven Bell Associate Professor, College of Health This event is part of MEDiversity Week. The mission of MEDiversity Week is to highlight the equity, diversity, and inclusion work within U Health; […]

WiHMS Webinar: Elevating Women in Health Sciences

The Women in Health, Medicine, & Science Program (WiHMS) at the University of Utah aims to foster the academic progress of women faculty through education, advocacy, mentoring and networking. This webinar is a part of WiHMS' mission to recognize topics that are critical to women in healthcare professions: the importance of diversity; humanism; varied career […]

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! In this session, we'll be joined by the student group Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (MEChA)! As part of Chicanx […]

Culturally Sensitive Neuropsychology

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Michelle Miranda, Assistant Professor in the Division of Neuropsychology, as part of our inaugural MEDiversity Week events! Dr. Michelle Miranda Assistant Professor, Division of Neuropsychology Dr. Miranda is an Assistant Professor in the Department's Division of Neuropsychology. She completed her MPH at the University of Southern California before going on […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Film Screening and Panel: Quiet Heroes

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the religious monoculture severely complicated the AIDS crisis, where patients received no support from—or were cast into exile by—the political, religious, and medical communities. Further, Mormon culture encouraged gay men to marry women and have a family to cure themselves of their “affliction,” counsel which led to secret affairs and […]

Responding to Microaggressions

Join the First Year Diversity Scholars Program to learn more about what microaggressions are and how to respond to them with this interactive training. Open to all. Zoom password: respect Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

Inclusive Excellence Awards Ceremony

Please join us to congratulate the recipients of the 2020 OHEDI Inclusive Excellence Awards in a virtual ceremony honoring their work. This event is part of MEDiversity Week. The mission of MEDiversity Week is to highlight the equity, diversity, and inclusion work within U Health; while addressing health care disparities and offering solutions for the […]

Who is Heard, and Who Is Listening? A Colloquium with Artists and Scholars in African American Art Song and Opera

Diversity in the Arts panel discussion with Dr. Louise Toppin, Dr. Darryl Taylor, Dr. Marquese Carter, Dr. Naomi André. The panel discussion would center on diversity in the arts, including but not limited to the topics of allyship, music theory, music history, composition and performance (i.e. through art song, opera and casting). This event is […]

Masterclass: African American Art Song and Opera

Masterclass about diversity in the arts presented by Dr. Louise Toppin and Dr. Darryl Taylor. This event is part of the School of Music Student's Success Initiative, funded in part through the Dee Foundation and private donations and is managed through the School of Music McKay Music Library Committee. Organizer

Wellness Fair: Wellness Beyond Whiteness

2020 has unleashed a pandemic, unfurled natural disasters, and reignited the movement for racial and social justice. Each of these events has highlighted the importance of health, wellness, safety, and equity for all and asks us to reconsider how we take care of ourselves in order to take care of one another.  To do this, […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Reframing the Conversation: How is Disability Included in Diversity?

Across the globe, there has been increasing acknowledgment of injustices such as health inequities, racism, and the vital changes needed to address these disparities. One such group often left out of the equity, diversity, and inclusion focus is people with disabilities. This panel discussion will work to enhance our understanding of people with varying forms […]

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

Check on U-Tah: Building Community through Bystander Intervention

Join the workshop, "Check on U-Tah: Building Community through Bystander Intervention". This workshop will discuss how biases, social norms, & everyday barriers (e.g., technology, distractions) perpetuate harm and prevent community support. Through dialogue, interactive practice, and self-reflection, participants will leave with increased abilities in being a good community member, noticing harm, and holding one another […]

Wellness Beyond Whiteness: Faculty & Staff Panel

Join this panel discussion on unpacking what Wellness Beyond Whiteness means with various faculty and staff members on our campus: Jenna Templeton, CSW’s Assistant Director of Health Education, will be moderating the discussion with our faculty and staff panelists: Kyle Ethelbah (TRIO), Franci Taylor (American Indian Resource Center), Meligha Garfield (Black Cultural Center), Roberto Martinez […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

Wellness Beyond Whiteness: Student Panel

Join panel discussions on unpacking what Wellness Beyond Whiteness means with various students on our campus: Farah Hamouda, an ACES Peer Health Educator, will be moderating the discussion with our student panelists: Johnny Rivera, Daniela Zamora, Cathleen Zhang, and Anjali Valentine. 2020 has unleashed a pandemic, unfurled natural disasters, and reignited the movement for racial […]

“Land Back”: A Critical Conversation About Reconciliation

Virtual panel virtual panel discussion with Elizabeth Kronk Warner, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Indigenous scholars and advocates engaging in a critical conversation about land back and reconciliation. Moderator Elizabeth Kronk Warner (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians), dean and professor of law, S.J. Quinney College of Law Panelists Gregory Smoak, […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

AMWA Medical Student Panel

Meet with AMWA students at the U of U medical school. Network and find out their answers to common questions premedical students have about medical school / medicine and ask questions during the Q&A! Questions can be sent to amwa.premed.uofu@gmail.com

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

Friday Forum: A Racially Just Workplace

Registration is closed! We hope you can join us for our next Friday Forum on January 29! In his powerful essay, “Why So Many Organizations Stay White” Victor Ray concludes, “At a minimum, leaders should stop thinking about discrimination and inequality as rare events and understand that racial processes often shape behavior in the absence […]

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Cooking Class & Virtual Dinner Party with Diversity Scholars

Join the First Year Diversity Scholars Program for a cooking class you can take in your own home! We'll cook together from 5 to 6, then eat together from 6 to 7. Participants are welcome to join for either or both parts of this event. Ingredients will be provided for those interested in cooking! A […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, Asian American Student Association, and Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Virtual CESA Visiting Hours

Have any questions about transferring to the University of Utah or the U in general? Join the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) Transfer Program during open visiting hours to ask our program coordinators directly! Plus we’ll be inviting guests from around campus to lead critical discussions on equity and justice in popular culture. Meeting […]

CESA Virtual Study Hours

Join the CESA staff, the Asian American Student Association, and the Vietnamese American Student Association for a virtual study space! Tuesdays @ 7-9 PMThursdays @ 4-5 PM Organizer

Building Resilience

Welcome to Building Resilience (formerly known as Stress Support Group). These virtual support sessions are open to graduate, undergraduate, and incoming transfer students of the University of Utah. This is a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, foods, and art as we explore healing through community. FREE art supply packages […]

Pre-Finals Virtual Game Night

Classes are over, so come join CESA for a celebratory night of fun and games before exams start! We'll say farewell to the Year 2020 and ring in the new year together. Organizer

Virtual Town Hall: Elevating Black Lives

This Town Hall conversation brings together two Black leaders from Utah and a curator from The Studio Museum in Harlem. These experts will explore Black identity, (in)visibility, and lived experience through images from the exhibition Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem.

MLK Week Virtual Kick-Off

For the health and safety of our community, we have decided to make the MLK Week Car Rally a virtual event.

U of U Swag Contest

Two lucky winners will be awarded a swag bag prize (including Sundance Resort ski tickets and U of U wearables/goodies) from the University of Utah!

Speaking Through Movement

Please join us for an evening of creative brilliance and scintillating dialogue.

Reframing the Conversation: Good Trouble & the Redline

Redlining, forced migration, and pervasive environmental racism have all contributed to divisions and current polices in our major cities that have left marginalized communities disenfranchised. Join our panelists as they examine what enabled these policies to shape our communities and what can be done to combat their effects.

Film Screening & Panel: Mossville

Mossville, Louisiana: A once-thriving community founded by formerly enslaved and free people of color, and an economically flourishing safe haven for generations of African American families. Today it’s a breeding ground for petrochemical plants and their toxic black clouds.

Dean’s Book Review: His Truth is Marching On

Please join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book review. The book to be reviewed will be, His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham, it is an intimate and revealing portrait of the civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to his passing on July 17, 2020.

2021 MLK Keynote: Dawn Porter

Drawing on personal experience from working with Lewis over multiple documentaries, Dawn Porter will give us insight into his legacy and how we can embody his message of "good trouble" through a Q&A-style interview with Dr. Andrew Nelson, chair of the Department of Film & Media Arts.

Community Conversation: Controversy with Civility

The purpose of this conversation is to listen, be heard, and reflect with others. Facilitators: Franci Taylor, David Parker, Holly Johnson, David Derezotes, Meligha Garfield, Dean McGovern Organizers

Combatting Imposter Syndrome – Student Session

This interactive workshop will provide an overview of Imposter Syndrome, common thoughts among those with Imposter Syndrome, and examples of how Imposter Syndrome impacts behavior and careers.

Black Lives Matter in Business

Hear the stories and perspectives of a variety of black voices in the business world including their successes, challenges, and paths to where they are now.

Navigating Business Systems as a Person of Color

Learn from a variety of successful businesspeople in Utah about how to navigate the corporate world, including candid conversations about the challenges people of color face and strategies for success.

Community Conversation: Racial Healing at the U

The purpose of this community conversation is to listen, be heard, and take time for reflection. This is a virtual Zoom event. Registration is Required Organizers

Virtual Silent Auction

The LGBT Resource Center is pleased to announce that we will host a virtual Silent Auction to bring our friends and supporters together!

My Experiences as a Black Immigrant

A DREAMer herself, Felecia Russell founded “Embracing Undocumented” with the goal to connect young undocumented people to mentors, scholarships and resources while also shedding light on the visibility of being Black and undocumented.

Reckoning with Race and Medicine in 2020 and Beyond

Visiting Professor lecture by Damon Tweedy, MD, an associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine and a staff psychiatrist within the Durham Veteran Affairs Health Care System.

11th Annual Legacy Awards Banquet

The Black Student Union (BSU) at the University of Utah is excited to celebrate its 11th Annual Legacy Banquet and will be honoring Portia Anderson with the Legacy Award for her commitment and contribution to Black Students at the University of Utah. This year's theme is "Royalty: Honoring Kings and Queens in the Past, Present, […]

Mend: Re-examining Racism in Medical History through Contemporary Poetry

with Kwoya Fagin Maples Passcode: 845689 Mend, a unique poetry collection by Kwoya Fagin Maples, presents the history of medical experimentation upon which obstetrics and gynecology are based from the perspective of Black women. In her 2018 award-winning collection, Maples has written persona poems in the voices of three enslaved Black women--the only ones named […]

Conference On Diverse Excellence (CODE)

The Conference On Diverse Excellence (CODE) is an event focused on having educational, thought-provoking, and transformational conversations on what a communal effort for the betterment of marginalized communities looks like.

Art Aloud!

Join this virtual open mic event for friendly company and the positive energy that comes from sharing experiences during these uncertain times.

Friday Forum: Racial Equity & Philanthropy

Each month we will lead national conversations with the goal of helping attendees start on a journey to eradicate racism and share best practices for sustained growth and action.

Brand Yourself

The Asian American High School Conference is an annual academic and leadership conference that brings together high school students from all across Utah.

Wake Up with Woman’s Exponent

Grab your morning coffee and join us for a glimpse of women’s history through the pages of this unique newspaper.

Reframing the Conversation: Women Who Run

Join our panelists as they reflect on what inspired them to run for office, the challenges, and successes they experienced in government, and how and why more women should run for office in Utah government, and how and why more women should run for office in Utah.

Women’s Leadership Summit

Students, staff, faculty, and friends of the University community engage in learning and empowerment through intentional conversations to inspire an equitable present and future for all gender identities.

Asking for Letters of Recommendation

Learn about how to approach your faculty mentor about writing you a letter of recommendation with the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Health & Wellness Workshop

This workshop will lead participants through a practice, partly structured and partly improvisational, that develops multi-pronged sensory and kinesthetic awareness and builds to embodying intentional joy.

Fab Fridays: Move the Needle

In the spirit of craftivism as feminist activism, we invite you to join us for an embroidery workshop facilitated by a local artisan!

Baking with CESA

Join CESA for a fun brownie baking night!

Latinx in the Workplace

Join Alumni Association for a discussion with Ross Romero BS'93 (JD) about the impacts of the Latinx community on Utah's workforce and the unique challenges members of the community face.

Power Within My Melanin

Save the date for the upcoming Black High School Conference: Boost Your Blackness hosted by the U of U Black Student Union!

Sacrifice, Serendipity & Service

We celebrate Rebecca Chavez-Houck BA’82 MPA’06 as one of the 2021 Founders Day Distinguished Alumni. Join us for insights on her journey from university education through her many years of public service.

Friday Forum: The Long Game: Deepening the Work

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is taking a stand against racism and bringing the University of Utah to the forefront of the conversation through the launch of the Friday Forum series on Racism in Higher Education.

Uniquely U Art Competition

An art experience inviting LGBTQIA+ people of all ages and their allies to express their intersecting identities through art in any medium.

Gaymer Night

Join Entertainment Arts and Engineering for a virtual evening of fun as we group up, play games, and celebrate all things LGBTQIA+.

Gender Expansive Clothing Pop-up Shop

A. Ray Olpin Union 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

This event will feature a gender expansive clothing pop-up shop, including Mystery Boxes for pick up!

Out at Work

A panel of alumni talking about how they have navigated being LGBTQIA+ in the workplace followed by breakout rooms with facilitators on a variety of LGBTQIA+ employment topics.

Trans Day of Visibility Conference

This virtual conference will host panels and presentations covering topics ranging from navigating relationships to gender affirming care.

Black Benatar’s Black Magic Cabaret

Black Benatar’s Black Magic Cabaret is an eclectic theater spectacle that fuses elements of local performance, magic, and drag performance to bring audiences on a journey through race and cultural allyship in the U.S.

The Crime of Complicity

If you are a bystander and witness a crime, should you be legally obligated to intervene or is moral responsibility enough?

The MOVE Through

A digital re-creation of the original hip hop opera "We Shall Not Be Moved," followed by an exclusive Q and A session with members of the original cast and creative team.

EDI Open House

Join us for the kickoff of the EDI Quarterly Partner Meetings starting with an “Open House” on April 6th.

The Making of We Shall Not Be Moved

A panel discussion with an administrative member of Opera Philadelphia with several members of the WSNBM cast about how the idea for the show was born, how it progressed to a commission for the composer and the librettist, and how it blossomed into a hit show.

#FreeTheHair: Black Beauty, Equity, Art & Expression

Join us for a conversation at the nexus of equity and creative expression—the cultural significance of creating a respectful and open world for natural hair (the CROWN Act) and the artistry of African hair styles.

Yom Hashoah Virtual Commemoration

Join the United Jewish Federation of Utah at the Yom Hashoah Virtual Commemoration for 2021/5781! This year will feature an interview with Helga Silberberg and her story of surviving the Holocaust in Shanghai.

Medicine for Higher Education

Medicine for Higher Education is a series for American Indian high school students, parents & their advisors. It will feature professional workshops, staff interviews and a student panels discussion, highlighting the importance of higher education, while embracing our indigeneity and culture.

How We Got Here

A panel discussion with the three superstars of "We Shall Not Be Moved," Composer Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), librettist and spoken word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and director/choreographer/icon Bill T. Jones who will share the journey of bringing "We Shall Not Be Moved" from paper to the stage.

Unite to Move Forward

Save the date for the upcoming Pacific Islander High School Conference hosted by the U of U Pacific Islander Student Association!

U Remembers Keynote Address

Join our keynote for U Remembers 2021! This year's theme is "Breaking the Silence: White Supremacy & Antisemitism." This keynote address will align with the rest of U Remembers to inspire our community to learn and become involved in combating the rise of antisemitism, moving from bystanders to active participants in the work eliminating hate in all its forms.

State of Utah Black Affairs Summit

The State of Utah Black Affairs Summit is supported by the University of Utah and many of its diverse departments that strive to improve the racial climate as well as promote student success, transform lives, and engage communities to improve health and quality of life. The Summit’s goal is to promote proactive strategies to reduce the potential of harm and threats on our campus and in our communities.

4 Waters: Deep Implicancy

Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman present their short film 4 Waters: Deep Implicancy (2018), a meditation on “unthinking” world history from the Haitian Revolution to the present through the violent ordering of the natural world.

Community Conversation: Managing Our Stress

Everyone is invited to attend these Community Conversations held every two weeks throughout spring semester! The purpose is to listen, be heard, and reflect with others.

Black Alumni and New Graduates Mixer

Join us for an evening of networking and community building as we welcome new graduates to our Black Alumni Community.

L.O.V.E: Imposter Syndrome

In this L.O.V.E. session, Portia Anderson will be teaching us about “Imposter syndrome,” the practice of doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud at work and what does it mean for Black womxn.

Indigenous Leaders in Medicine and Research: Dr. Dave Wilson

Please join the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OHEDI) in partnership with the Native American Research Internship (NARI) for our summer lecture series, “Indigenous Leaders in Medicine and Research.”

Microaggressions and Research

In this workshop, you will learn about what microaggressions are, a bit about how they impact folks, how to identify them when you or others are performing them, and how to deal with/respond to them.

Community Conversation: Juneteenth and the Continuing Struggle

Thank you for your interest in joining the conversation! The purpose is to listen, be heard, and reflect with others. Facilitators: Franci Taylor, David Parker, Holly Johnson, David Derezotes, Meligha Garfield, Dean McGovern Organizers

Writing Abstracts

In this session led by Nkenna Onwuzuruoha, you will learn about how to write an effective research abstract.

Indigenous Leaders in Medicine and Research: Dr. Leslie Neher

Please join the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OHEDI) in partnership with the Native American Research Internship (NARI) for our summer lecture series, “Indigenous Leaders in Medicine and Research.”

Visitas al Campus Virtual en Español

Ahora ofrecemos recorridos virtuales por el campus con nuestros embajadores universitarios en español. Usted puede registrarse para ser parte de un recorrido aquí o verlo cuando lo desee.

Back-to-school Town Hall

Topics the panel will address include COVID-19 update, leadership asks to help stop the spread of the virus and answers to commonly asked questions from students, faculty and staff regarding the in-person campus experience we expect this fall.

Virtual On-Campus Work Study & Student Job Fair

The Career and Professional Development Center is hosting an event for job seeking students to connect and talk with on-campus employers about job openings.

Na Kamalei: The Men of Hula

Beyond the stereotypes of “grass skirt girls,” Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula explores a resurgence of men who dance hula. Winner of the 2008 Independent Lens Audience Award, the program follows legendary master hula teacher, Robert Cazimero, and Hālau Nā Kamalei, the only all-male hula school in Hawai'i, as they journey to compete at the world’s largest hula competition.

Author Meets Readers with Paisley Rekdal

CTIHB Jewel Box (Rm 143) 215 Central Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, UT

How do we properly define cultural appropriation, and is it always wrong? If we can write in the voice of another, should we? And if so, what questions do we need to consider first? In Appropriate, creative writing professor Paisley Rekdal addresses a young writer to delineate how the idea of cultural appropriation has evolved—and perhaps calcified—in our political climate.

Dean’s Book (Movie) Review: Legally Blonde

S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Court Room South, 383 University St E, Salt Lake City, UT

Join Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner for her monthly dean’s book (movie) review. The movie chosen for this month is Legally Blonde and will be followed by a panel discussion in-person and streamed online.

Big Q-T Welcome (In-Person)

Union Den 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Join us at the Big QT Welcome, an event to welcome new and returning queer and trans students at the U! Everyone who is seeking more LGBTQIA+ community at the U is welcome to attend!

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Big Q-T Welcome (Virtual)

Join us at the Big QT Welcome, an event to welcome new and returning queer and trans students at the U! Everyone who is seeking more LGBTQIA+ community at the U is welcome to attend!

Welcome Back Bash

Tanner Plaza 201 South 1460 East, Salt Lake City, UT

The Welcome Back Bash is the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with centers, staff, and resources from Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the start of the semester!

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Fabulous Fridays

Collegiate Room (Union) 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join the LGBT Resource Center for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5pm MT.

Curiosity Bibliotherapy: “The Cooking Gene”

Join the J. Willard Marriot Library for a book discussion on "The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South" by Michael Twitty. The discussion will take place online.

Reframing the Conversation: Inclusive Histories Matter

Gould Auditorium 295 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT

Reframing the Conversation brings together experts from across campus and the community to spark important conversations around racism, othering, and safety.

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Fabulous Fridays

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join us for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5 pm MST.

Inclusion Day

Join the Office for Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion and the School of Medicine's Graduate Medical Education office for a virtual social to learn about program offerings at the University of Utah.

Community Read: Carte Blanche

Community Read is a monthly reading & journaling group. For the September and October sessions, the series will explore two works by Harriet A. Washington, "Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent" (September 14 - October 5) and "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present" (October 12 - October 26).

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Fabulous Fridays

Collegiate Room (Union) 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join the LGBT Resource Center for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5pm MT.

Gay-la

Red Butte Garden Orangerie 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT

The University of Utah LGBT Resource Center’s annual Gay-la is the center's largest fundraiser of the year for student programs and scholarships. The event includes brunch, access to the beautiful Red Butte Garden during and after the event, musical entertainment, and some surprises along the way!

Community Read: Carte Blanche

Community Read is a monthly reading & journaling group. For the September and October sessions, the series will explore two works by Harriet A. Washington, "Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent" (September 14 - October 5) and "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present" (October 12 - October 26).

Where is Black in the Rainbow?

Join the Black Cultural Center and the LGBT Resource center for Queer Conversations: Where is Black in the Rainbow? A monthly series (starting September 21) on Black queer topics aiming to amplify Black queer voices.

Art Printmaking Collective

Arte Gráfico Popular (Art Print Making Collective) has been an integral part of public life and a vehicle to inform communities about ongoing social issues. Considered a democratic art form and inspired by significant scenes from history, this type of art seeks to reflect the voice of the people to inspire social change.

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

CAL6 Social-Network

ASUU & CESB (Union 234 & 235) 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah

CAL6 hosts campus centers and offices, supporting students to connect with people, spaces, and services in an informal and casual setting. The evening will highlight an undergraduate senior class member as a speaker who will share their journey to and through the University of Utah. ​Refreshments will be available.

Friday Forum: Leading with Equity

Friday Forums is a commitment to the state and region in elevating national conversations and showcasing models of disrupting complicit racism. Each session welcomes national thought leaders to lead discussions and provide opportunities for participants to share ideas on actionable items towards a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus.

Fabulous Fridays

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join us for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5 pm MST.

Community Read: Carte Blanche

Community Read is a monthly reading & journaling group. For the September and October sessions, the series will explore two works by Harriet A. Washington, "Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent" (September 14 - October 5) and "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present" (October 12 - October 26).

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

MEChA Interest Lunch

Student Equity & Diversity Meeting Room (Union 293) 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Are you interested in learning about MEChA? Join us for a casual interest lunch where we will share about MEChA and where you can meet members. Registration required.

Fabulous Fridays

Collegiate Room (Union) 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join the LGBT Resource Center for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5pm MT.

A Very Fab Friday: Screening of “P.S. Burn this Letter, Please”

Collegiate Room (Union) 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Join for a special session of Fab Fridays for LGBTQ History Month. This session will be a screening of "P.S. Burn this Letter, Please." Fab Fridays are only open to students.

Community Read: Carte Blanche

Community Read is a monthly reading & journaling group. For the September and October sessions, the series will explore two works by Harriet A. Washington, "Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent" (September 14 - October 5) and "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present" (October 12 - October 26).

Reframing the Conversation: Decoding the X

S.J. Quinney College of Law 383 South University Street, Salt Lake City, UT

Reframing the Conversation brings together experts from across campus and the community to spark important conversations around racism, othering, and safety.

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

“Don’t Let the Lion tell the Giraffe’s story”

With an eye to assessing the medical treatment of those in the African diaspora, Dr. Washington will evaluate the holistic ethical landscape by focusing on signal events, including within the COVID-19 pandemic.

Medical Apartheid and Beautiful Lies

The 2021 Cowan Memorial Lecturer and Priscilla M. Mayden Endowed Lecturer is Harriet A. Washington, a prolific science writer, editor and ethicist who is the author of the seminal Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present.

Fabulous Fridays

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join us for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5 pm MST.

Tell the Story: 2021 Annual day of Remembrance and Black History Conference

The Post Theater 245 Fort Douglas Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT

Join the Sema Hadithi African American Heritage and Culture Foundation and the Utah Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society for the annual Day of Remembrance and Black History Conference. Discovering, preserving, and presenting the stories of Blacks in Utah since 1822.

Community Read: Medical Apartheid

Community Read is a monthly reading & journaling group. For the September and October sessions, the series will explore two works by Harriet A. Washington, "Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent" (September 14 - October 5) and "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present" (October 12 - October 26).

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

CAL6 Social-Network

Sterling Sill Center 195 Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Interesting in making peer connections? CAL6 hosts campus centers and offices, supporting students to connect with people, spaces, and services in an informal and casual setting.

Friday Forum: Shared Equity Leadership

Friday Forums is a commitment to the state and region in elevating national conversations and showcasing models of disrupting complicit racism. Each session welcomes national thought leaders to lead discussions and provide opportunities for participants to share ideas on actionable items towards a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus.

Fabulous Fridays

Collegiate Room (Union) 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join the LGBT Resource Center for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5pm MT.

MMIWGP Awareness Activity

American Indian Resource Center 1925 De Trobriand St. Bldg 622

Come make your own red handprint T-shirt to help spread the word about our missing sisters. Everyone is invited.

Professional Mixer

The Shop 350 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, Utah

Join the Black Cultural Center on October 23rd at 2PM at The Shop for our professional mixer in partnership with the Utah Black Chamber of Commerce. This is not your ordinary networking event, dress up, come gain new perspectives, meet students and professionals, listen to some great music, eat and have some fun! It is also free!

Community Read: Medical Apartheid

Community Read is a monthly reading & journaling group. For the September and October sessions, the series will explore two works by Harriet A. Washington, "Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent" (September 14 - October 5) and "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present" (October 12 - October 26).

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

CESB Open House

Union Lobby 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah

Please join Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the Center for Equity and Student Belonging Open House. Reconnect with the office, learn about new initiatives, and celebrate their reimaged look.

Film Screening & Discussion: Call Her Ganda

All are welcome to participate in this documentary screening and conversation exploring gender and justice, gender-based violence, and the experiences of transgender people in the context of U.S. militarism and imperialism in the Philippines.

AASA October Social

Union Den 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Join AASA for a pumpkin painting party on Friday, 10/29 from 2:00-3:00pm at the Union Den! There will be pumpkins for sale for $5, and a limit of 4 people per pumpkin. Everyone is welcome and costumes are very much encouraged!

Fabulous Fridays

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join us for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5 pm MST.

Community Read: Scalpel and the Silver Bear

Community Read is a regular reading & discussion group hosted by the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library; Office of the Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; and partners across the University of Utah. For the November sessions, the series will explore Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord's “The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing.”

MEDiversity: WiHMS Webinar

Join Women in Health, Medicine, and Science (WiHMS) for a special MEDiversity Week edition of their monthly webinars.

MEDiversity: Health Sciences Town Hall

Join us for a town hall with health equity, diversity, and inclusion leaders and deans from across campus; Dr. Michael Good; and Vice President Mary Ann Villarreal to share updates on initiatives and action being taken to address institutionalized racism on the U of U Health campus. Michael L. Good, MDCEO, University of Utah HealthDean, […]

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Fabulous Fridays

Union Panorama East (4th Floor) 200 S Central Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, Utah

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join the LGBT Resource Center for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5 pm MT. In Fall 2021, every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month will be an in-person Fab Friday, and every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month will be a […]

Mental Health and Generational Trauma

Union Den 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Join for a discussion about the intergenerational trauma in Asian American households with our guest speaker Karen Cone-Uemera and mediation session lead by AASA student leader, Jasmine. Refreshments will be provided.

Stereotypes and Discourse

Join AASA for a discussion about the discourse and stereotypes in the Asian American community with our guest speaker Kent Ono.

Asian American within the LGBTQ+ Community

Union 323 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Join for a discussion and activity about the intersectionality of identities between Asian American and LGBTQ+ communities with our guest speakers from LGBT Resource Center, Shelby Hearn, and Justin Ravago. Refreshments will be provided.

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Fabulous Fridays

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join us for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5 pm MST.

Untold Stories

Union Theater 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Hosted through AASA x Asia Center, a film screening and discussion of The Donut King directed by Alice Gu, about Cambodian immigrant Ted Ngoy’s journey building a donut empire right in OC, California. The event will begin at 5:00 pm, with post-film discussion following the film, as well as refreshments and donuts to enjoy!

Tanner Talk with Nnedi Okorafor

Tanner Talks bring interdisciplinary scholars, writers, or public figures together with campus and community members for unscripted conversations about contemporary challenges. or the fall 2021 iteration of the series, the Tanner Humanities Center is welcoming Nnedi Okorafor, whose works include WHO FEARS DEATH (in development at HBO into a TV series), the BINTI novella trilogy (optioned and in development with Media Res), THE BOOK OF PHOENIX, the AKATA books and LAGOON.

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

CAL6 Social Network

Dream Center (Union 60) 200 S Central Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, Utah

CAL6 social network; make friends, meet advocates, and connect to resources. This month's activity will be Talavera painting.

Fabulous Fridays

Collegiate Room (Union) 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join the LGBT Resource Center for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5pm MT.

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Fabulous Fridays

Collegiate Room (Union) 200 S Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join the LGBT Resource Center for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5pm MT.

Building Resilience

Join CESB on Thursdays for a space for BIPOC to share oral histories, cultural practices, passions, interests, and art as we explore healing through community.

Fabulous Fridays

Fab Fridays are back, both online and in-person! Join us for some good company, snacks, games, and conversation every Friday from 3-5 pm MST.

Underrepresented Professionals Journey Panel

In this panel session, underrepresented alumni panelists will talk about their pathway in choosing a major and their current careers. They will share their experiences and provide advice on how students could best prepare themselves for particular careers.  Panelists Amy Damian-Ramirez; Certified Peer Support Specialist/Supervisor, Multicultural Counseling CenterJesus Garcia; Industrial Engineer, AutolivCristobal Villegas; Community Engagement […]

Portrayals of Black Love

Black Cultural Center 95 Fort Douglas Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT

Come Celebrate Black Love with a movie night. Featuring "Love & basketball" and "School Daze" followed by a discussion.

$5

Decolonizing Gender

Sterling Sill Center 195 Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Join us this Spring semester as we engage with campus and community partners in a series of three conversations based on the "Decolonizing Gender: A Curriculum" zine by khari jackson and Malcom Shanks. These conversations will explore the roles colonialism and white supremacy play in the modern day gender binary, what it means to "decolonize" something like gender, and what a future free of the binary could look like.

Tribute to bell hooks

LNCO 1110 255 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Celebrating the legacy of bell hooks: authenticity and radical love

Friday Forum: How to Close Equity Gaps

Friday Forums is a commitment to the state and region in elevating national conversations and showcasing models of disrupting complicit racism. Each session welcomes national thought leaders to lead discussions and provide opportunities for participants to share ideas on actionable items towards a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus.

Black Faculty & Staff Awards

In collaboration with the Black Faculty and Staff Association, the Black Cultural Center honors Black faculty and staff for their work on campus and in the community with the Black Faculty and Staff Awards each Black History Month (February).

Make friends at M.E.Ch.A. de U of U

Student Equity & Diversity Meeting Room (Union 293) 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Join and get to know M.E.Ch.A. We look forward to building community together!

Healing Bear River, Healing Great Salt Lake

The long legacy of pollution and harm to the Great Salt Lake and Bear River starts with settler colonial violence. By engaging in truth telling and repair, we can get to the roots of our current issues. Healing on the Bear River is healing the Great Salt Lake.

Reframing the Conversation: Thriving in Your Own Body

Hinckley Caucus Room (GC 2018) 260 Central Campus Drive, Room 2018, Salt Lake City, UT

Reframing the Conversation brings together experts from across campus and the community to spark important conversations around racism, othering, and safety.

The Colorado River Compact: Navigating the Future

S.J. Quinney College of Law 383 South University Street, Salt Lake City, UT

This confluence of events presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for individuals and groups representing diverse interests to consider the past, present, and future of the Colorado River system; to consider how the Law of the River, including the Compact, should be adapted in the face of hydrological and other changes; and to share perspectives on the process of developing the next management framework.

Championing Black-Owned Businesses in Utah

SFEBB 5160A 1655 Campus Center Drive, Room 5160A, Salt Lake City, Utah

Michelda George, Founder, and CEO of Versatile Image will lead a panel discussion with local, black-owned start-ups, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and artists.

Decolonizing Gender

Sterling Sill Center 195 Central Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Join us this Spring semester as we engage with campus and community partners in a series of three conversations based on the "Decolonizing Gender: A Curriculum" zine by khari jackson and Malcom Shanks. These conversations will explore the roles colonialism and white supremacy play in the modern day gender binary, what it means to "decolonize" something like gender, and what a future free of the binary could look like. 

Friday Forum: EDI and Professional Development

Friday Forums is a commitment to the state and region in elevating national conversations and showcasing models of disrupting complicit racism. Each session welcomes national thought leaders to lead discussions and provide opportunities for participants to share ideas on actionable items towards a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus.