Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion


One U Thriving


Centers & Offices


BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Living Traditions: Year of the Tiger Kites

Library Square 200 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, Utah

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is thrilled to present the annual Living Traditions Festival! Presenting both historical and contemporary multicultural traditions through the presentation of dance, music, craft, and culinary arts.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

U Alumni Asian-Pacific Islander Community Meet-up

Please join us at our first annual Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month (APIHM) Meet-up for University of Utah API alumni community, students, staff and faculty! Come and meet new friends and enjoy food and soft drinks courtesy of the U Alumni Asian-Pacific Islander Community. All other beverages are available for purchase.

Women’s Leadership Day: Leading As Your Authentic Self

Authentic leadership means bringing your whole, best self to work, yet workplace norms and bias often constrain women's ability to do so. To support women on their leadership journey, University of Utah Health is hosting a day-long workshop that will serve as an introduction for planned women's leadership programming.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

How to Keep Up with Literature

In this session, students will learn how to keep up with and track literature in a time when research productivity is so high and publications come out constantly. Learn about a few tools that might assist in tracking the relevant literature in your area and how to discern which publications will be helpful to your research. This session will be helpful to any student in a field with high research productivity.

How to Read a Research Article

In this session, students will learn how to read a research article effectively. You will be given tips and strategies for how to read scholarly journal articles. This seminar is appropriate for any student who needs to read contemporary research in their field.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Juneteenth Day of Freedom Summit

SFEBB Child Hall 1655 E. Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Join for hybrid activities, including an in-person lunch, and conversations from experts and community leaders around the following topics: Celebrating Black Excellence, and Racial Bias in Medicine, Healthcare, and Research.

Citation Management

In this session, students will learn how to set up and use both EndNote and Zotero, commonly used citation management systems. This session will be useful for any student needing an introduction to citation management systems to build their digital libraries.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Postponed Unsettling Settler Words, Images, and Ideas: Settler Murals and Settler Archives

In this session, we will explore how settlers utilize the political economies of literacies, semiotics, and rhetorics to produce an excessive image of themselves as a savior of the world destined to bring about the world's salvation, progress, and development, manufacture images of empty landscapes from which inhabiting bodies vanish and/or disappear, and codify a modern/colonial system of ideas, images, and ends.

Indigenous Women’s Leadership Network

This session will identify ways to improve your communication skills and how to adapt in a variety of settings, including internal communications within your own organization, public speaking and media engagement, as well as formal communications between tribes, states and federal entities. Learn how to effectively communicate and be an advocate for the issues that you are passionate about!

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Grad School Mini Expo

Each year, summer undergraduate research program coordinators from across campus offer a Grad School Mini Expo to our student participants. This event is for any undergraduate student interested in grad school, no matter where you are in the process (from “I didn’t think grad school was for me” to “I know which programs I want to go into”).

Postponed Unsettling Settler Words, Images, and Ideas: Settler Murals and Settler Archives

Sill Center Room 120 195 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

In this session, we will explore how settlers utilize the political economies of literacies, semiotics, and rhetorics to produce an excessive image of themselves as a savior of the world destined to bring about the world's salvation, progress, and development, manufacture images of empty landscapes from which inhabiting bodies vanish and/or disappear, and codify a modern/colonial system of ideas, images, and ends.

Writing Abstracts

Sill Center Room 120 195 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

In this session, you will learn about how to write an effective research abstract. You will work on framing your research project concisely and accurately. You will leave ready to write your research abstract. This seminar is most useful for students currently needing to write an abstract. It is also useful for students developing how to think about their project.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Public Speaking

Sill Center Room 120 195 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

In this session, you will hear about techniques for and issues with effective public speaking. You will learn how to present in a variety of formats. This session is useful for any student, as public speaking is both necessary in research dissemination and takes a lot of practice.

Data Visualization & Research Posters

Sill Center Room 120 195 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

In this session, you will learn about how to create images for various types of data, including data from humanistic and creative projects, and how to visually represent those data on research posters. This session will be helpful to any student, especially those needing to create presentations or research posters in the near future.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Anti-Blackness & Research in Higher Education

In this session, you will learn about anti-Blackness in higher education and how that impacts academic research, as well as about some of the research and resources on campus for combatting anti-Blackness. This session will be helpful to anyone in a higher education context, as the content directly contributes to the overall working environment in higher education & research and understanding the impact of anti-Blackness is crucial to our developing an atmosphere of respect.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Reflection as Part of the Research Process

Reflection, though a necessary part of the research process, is not often explicitly discussed or taught. This session will help you intentionally incorporate reflection into to your daily research and at the end of an experience. This session is useful for any student at any point in their research experience.

Governor’s Native American Summit

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

The Utah Division of Indian Affairs celebrates the 16th annual Governor’s Native American Summit, on July 28, 2022, at the University of Utah! The annual Governor’s Native American Summit is a unique event where State and Tribal Leaders, community stakeholders, and Utah’s Native American community come together to learn from each other about how to solve the many challenges facing Utah’s Native American communities and gather to celebrate our cultures that are still thriving today.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Solidari-TEA

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

Our Victim Survivor Advocates will host a soothing space for survivors and allies to connect and decompress from end-of-semester stress. We’ll have tea, coffee, snacks, music, goodie bags, and self-care-themed crafts. We’re also inviting an emotional support dog, Rita!

Understanding and Composing Your Diversity Document

Join David Hawkins-Jacinto, Ph.D. (Chair, Senate Advisory Committee on EDI; Prof. (Lecturer), Dept. of Writing & Rhetoric Studies) for a professional development workshop on creating effective diversity statements.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Continuing the Conversation about Race and Racism: Empire of the Summer Moon

Since George Floyd’s murder in the summer of 2020, Martell Teasley, interim senior vice president for academic affairs, and Elizabeth Kronk Warner, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, have hosted several book discussions about racism, anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. This event is the next installation in the Continuing Conversation about Race and Racism discussion series.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Dream Center Director Candidate Presentation: Cristian Gutierrez

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

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is excited to invite candidates in the search for the next director of the Dream Center. They will be visiting campus and presenting their vision for the Dream Center, which will be open to the campus.

Dream Center Director Candidate Presentation: Alonso R. Reyna Rivarola

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

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is excited to invite candidates in the search for the next director of the Dream Center. They will be visiting campus and presenting their vision for the Dream Center, which will be open to the campus.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Dream Center Director Candidate Presentation: Rosa Salamanca

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

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is excited to invite candidates in the search for the next director of the Dream Center. They will be visiting campus and presenting their vision for the Dream Center, which will be open to the campus.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

Big QT Welcome

Student Life Center Outdoor Pool & Patio 1836 Student Life Way, Salt Lake City, Utah

Join the LGBT Resource Center 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!

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

What does the Dobbs Decision mean for medical professionals?

In June 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization held that the U.S. Constitution does not provide a right to an abortion, which overturned both Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Members of the panel will begin by explaining the Dobbs decision and its impact on the law, and review the current state of Utah law. The panel will then explore challenges that this change in the law raises for medical professionals as they balance providing evidence-based care, honoring women’s health care choices, and basing health care decisions on sound clinical judgment with adherence to the law.

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

BIPOC Check-in & Support

A space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color to check-in, share and connect. In being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and racism, many BIPOC people are naturally experiencing heightened emotions related to racial trauma.  This is a space for people of shared racial identity to support ourselves and one another. ​

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