Equity & Diversity

First in the family

Hear what it’s like to be a college pioneer at First Gen-Con, an event to help first-generation students connect, share their experiences and meet staff and faculty who can help them navigate the college experience.

Black History Month

Join the Black Student Union in celebrating Black History Month during February.

The Future of Social Justice

Author and activist Blair Imani will headline ASUU’s Conference on Diverse Excellence, the theme of which, “Unite For Justice,” brings peoples of diverse backgrounds together in order to educate, uplift and support one another.

The power of grassroots movements

The U’s 35th annual MLK Week celebration features writer, community organizer and queer feminist Charlene Carruthers.

For Everyone, Everywhere

Dec. 10 marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 


Join in on a week of events that prepare students for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study.


Irene Ota, diversity coordinator in the College of Social Work, breaks down some of the issues around cultural appropriation and suggests ways we can celebrate Halloween respectfully.

Condemning racism: Response to national poster campaign

A number of stickers and posters promoting a white supremacist group were found on campus on Sept. 6, 2018. According to the Anti-Defamation League, this organization is known to use tactics like this on college campuses across the country. The improperly posted flyers and stickers were removed. The University of Utah stands against racism in […]

But I didn’t mean it like that

What exactly are microaggressions, and why are they a big deal? 


Lecture and art exhibit to focus on remembering and reaffirming commitment to protecting civil rights.