Equity & Diversity

U supports #Academics4BlackLives

U leaders encourage faculty, staff and students to participate in national anti-racism campaign.

Humans of the U: Jason Ramirez on ‘Juneteenth’

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.

Photo of four people wearing masks, standing several feet apart with fingers held up in "u" shape in front of piles of donated supplies such as water and toilet paper.

Supporting the Navajo Nation

U of U Health and community partners provide essential supplies for the Navajo Nation during COVID-19 pandemic.

A commitment to a safety system that truly serves the U community

We are in a unique position to rebuild the University of Utah’s public safety functions.

VPR on fighting systemic racism in research

As the Vice President for Research, I stand in unity with the fight against systemic racism, white supremacy and the ongoing oppression of the Black community. #ShutDownSTEM

U creates George Floyd Memorial Fund

The fund is among specific actions and strategies the U is developing to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion is a primary focus on campus.

U announces creation of George Floyd Memorial Fund in the Black Cultural Center

The fund will directly support students and programs committed to advancing the interests of the next generation of aspiring Black leaders.

5 great reads to celebrate Pride

Great books featuring LGBTQ+ characters and stories.

Understanding racial battle fatigue

The psychophysiological symptoms that people of color may experience living in and navigating through historically white spaces are real and must be discussed.

book on a table titled, "How to be an antiracist" by Ibram X Kendi

Reading list: Understanding racism in America

The U’s Department of English compiled a list of books, graphic novels and poetry to help readers better understand and further explore racism in America.