Equity & Diversity

Nothing about us without us

The U creates a research team for students who identify as having a disability.


Building a sense of belonging in Utah schools

A team of Utah educators launches the Belonging Schools Initiative to empower families as partners in their children’s education.


International Night 2019: Leave Your Mark on the World

International night featured food, dance and culture from countries all around the globe.


Thanksgiving food for thought

For many Americans, Thanksgiving isn’t all turkey and gravy. Discover five ways to approach the holiday with increased kindness and sensitivity.


Humans of the U: Tiffany Baffour

“I participated in my first anti-apartheid protest when I was 12 years old. I think that was really a catalyst for me to start thinking about social change and how we can all have an impact on larger social and policy issues.”


Four ways to be an ally for transgender members of our community

Transgender and gender-nonconforming members of our community face homelessness, violence, incarceration and suicide at alarming rates. Learn what steps you can take to end transgender discrimination.


U target of flyers using racist language

Several flyers that said “It’s okay to be white” were found on campus beginning Oct. 31. One flyer that said “Murdoch Murdoch” was also found. A large banner that said “Reclaim America” was found over the weekend.


‘I am multiracial’

According to new research from University of Utah psychologists Jasmine Norman and Jacqueline Chen, questions such as “What are you?” and other experiences of discrimination are related to mixed-race people’s identification as multiracial, particularly if that discrimination comes from monoracial people with whom they share heritage, or includes comments that a person’s appearance doesn’t match their background.


University Asia Campus celebrates 5 years

How would you know you were on a U campus in East Asia? Here are some signs you were still at the U, just on the other side of the world.


Just to see you smile

A U student raised in Haiti is determined to improve lives in Utah and around the world—but he needs your help.