Equity & Diversity

WRC office entrance

Women’s Resource Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join the Women’s Resource Center as they celebrate the official opening of their newly renovated space in the Union.


Tino Nyawelo sites in front of the classroom of students from the Refugees Exploring the Foundations of Undergraduate Education in Science program.

Tino Nyawelo Receives Community Engaged Teaching Award

The University Teaching Committee has selected Tino Nyawelo, associate professor in Physics & Astronomy, to receive the Community Engaged Teaching and Scholarship Award for 2020. Last year, Nyawelo received the College of Science Award for Fostering Undergraduate Research Excellence.


Title IX compliance investigation closed December 2019

The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights closed its investigation into the U on Dec. 10, 2019, dismissing an allegation that the U created a sexually hostile environment for students.


Campus skyline pano

Better together

Lori McDonald, vice president for Student Affairs, and Mary Ann Villarreal, vice president for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, focus on building an inclusive campus.


Black History Month and related online resources at the Marriott Library

Marriott Library announces a new primary source databases on the history of the NAACP.


Students, staff and faculty dance at the Black Cultural Center grand opening

A time to remember and celebrate

Celebrating the Black Cultural Center’s first year on campus this Black History Month.


Racist and Bias Incident Response Team

The team is working to streamline reporting, tracking, response and communication efforts to address racist and bias incidents on campus.


Aisha Moodie-Mills, the 2020 MLK Week keynote speaker

Agents of change

A recap of the 2020 MLK Week keynote address from Aisha Moodie-Mills.


Group of Black Student Union members surround Laurence Parker

Leaving a legacy

The U’s Black Student Union honors Laurence Parker at 10th annual Legacy Awards.


A woman scientist looks through a microscope

Why wait? New initiative gets students into the lab early

In 2020, the College of Science will give hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to contribute to real research projects the year that they step onto campus.