Equity & Diversity

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What it takes: Warrior women

Women’s Week 2020 celebrates the knowledge and power of indigenous women and their communities.


No time for hate: COVID-19 stigma

Addressing a nationwide increase in number of reports regarding bias incidents directed toward students and faculty perceived to be of Asian descent amid the COVID-19 outbreak.


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University of Utah welcomes the Utah Tribal Leaders

Leaders from all eight federally recognized sovereign tribes of Utah meet at the U.


La'Shaye and her family at graduation

The ultimate support system

How the U’s African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative is helping students find success.


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Creating a brighter future

University of Utah students, staff and faculty participate in series of focus groups aimed toward deepening the U’s institutional commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


8 women who participated in design circles

Parents sharing power in Salt Lake City schools

A group of parents use a comic booklet to get other parents involved in local schools.


Pamela Bishop

Opening minds

Pamela Bishop joins the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to help spread its mission across campus and beyond.


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‘Reframing the Conversation: Expanding the Portrayal of Black Men’

Insights from the first panel in a series of conversations aimed at sparking a campus-wide conversation about racism, othering and safety.


Four experts on mental health sit on a panel at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. From left to right they are: moderator Kenneth Rosenburg, psychiatrist and filmmaker; James Ashworth, interim chair of the Department of Psychology at the U; Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, psychiatrist and researcher at the U; Paula Cook, addiction specialist at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute; and Christena Huntsman Durham, vice chairperson and executive vice president of the Huntsman Foundation, which recently gave an unprecedented $150 million to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the U.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.


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Allies in activism

The 2020 Women’s Week theme will focus on the power, work, and legacy of indigenous women.