diversity

Protecting the truth

These events emphasize the importance of holding each other accountable for truthfully honoring the legacy of Holocaust victims.


First study of LGBT+ physicists reveals red flags

Pioneering study finds women, trans people, most likely to experience harassment. Overall climate and exclusionary behaviors are the biggest factors for LGBT+ scientists leaving physics.


Statement from senior leadership

Racist and biased behavior at this university is an offense to our entire campus community.


Leading by example

Leaders in higher education and the state will participate in a leadership development curriculum focused on creating environments and policies that prioritize equity.


Brown woodrat facing left, chewing on a daisy.

It’s who you are that matters most

A first-of-its-kind study found that evolutionary history has the strongest influence in both wild and captive woodrats’ microbiomes.


Changing the face of science

The ability to make meaningful change in diversity and inclusion has earned the U’s Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science national recognition.


Find your center

“I really don’t know if I would have finished school without the center.”


Do you feel like you belong here?

U researchers find that students’ certainty about belonging and their performance in a STEM course reinforce each other—for better or worse.


Funding a more equitable research enterprise

In consultation with the campus community, the Vice President for Research’s office has taken steps toward making research more just and accessible.


Understanding critical race theory

Edmund Fong explains what this theory is and is not, shedding light on the current debate over this approach to understanding systemic racism.