Mercedes Ward

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Advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in research

In nurturing a community in which everyone feels they belong, applying an equity, diversity and inclusion lens to research is critically important.


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.


MEET BRENDA BOWEN

After three years as associate director of the Global Change & Sustainability Center, Bowen becomes director on July 1, leading the next era of interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability research.