race

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Hands up, don’t shoot

The Utah Criminal Justice Center presents a series of conversations and a challenge: Reject apathy or silence and dare to care.


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.


‘I am multiracial’

According to new research from University of Utah psychologists Jasmine Norman and Jacqueline Chen, questions such as “What are you?” and other experiences of discrimination are related to mixed-race people’s identification as multiracial, particularly if that discrimination comes from monoracial people with whom they share heritage, or includes comments that a person’s appearance doesn’t match their background.


STATEMENT ABOUT PAPA JOHN’S

The news of Papa John’s founder John Schnatter using a racial slur is in direct opposition to the values of the University of Utah, which strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for people of all backgrounds.


MLK WEEK: ADDRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM

The 34th annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has become a platform to engage students, faculty, staff and community members in critical conversations around contemporary civil rights issues and issues surrounding race and racism in America.


How to talk to kids about race

U professor provides 10 tips for discussing race and culture with small children.


AN INCLUSIVE CAMPUS: IT TAKES US ALL

As in the past, a multi-racial coalition is needed to change campus culture, professor says.


RESPONSE TO EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE AND ON CAMPUS

A letter from President Pershing, A. Lorris Betz and Ruth Watkins.


ETHNIC STUDIES GOES GLOBAL

A new initiative is aimed at adding a global perspective to the division’s curriculum.


A Healthier U