Diversity

featured Diversity stories
Juneteenth, Celebrate Freedom. Pan-african flag drawn with brush in grunge style

EECS Juneteenth celebration features song, readings, and a proposal for change

In observance of the holiday that marks the end of chattel slavery, faculty, students, and alumni performed music, shared personal stories, and presented a proposal to the EECS chairs for initiatives to enhance diversity and equity and realize systemic equality in the department.|Long Read
Chad Jenkins, CSE Associate Professor, poses with his research group's two robots, Odd Job and Cookie, in the Beyster Building on October 27, 2016

Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

A Q&A with Chad Jenkins.|Medium Read
north campus at dawn

‘Now is the moment. So what do we do?’

In a letter to the community, Dean Gallimore shares his reaction to the last few weeks in America, and what we all must do to make progress.|Long Read

ECE Stands with Black Lives Matter

Members of our community share their stories, their fears, and their hopes for a more inclusive, just future. |Long Read
The summer sun rises on North Campus of the University of Michigan

‘It is past time to address systemic racism’

'We cannot remain silent: Black Lives Matter!'|Medium Read

Help eradicate the virus of racism

As scientists and engineers, we have an obligation to focus on solving this big societal problem.|Medium Read
Pelham Scholars

Pelham Scholars Program celebrates its first year of supporting master’s students

The Pelham Scholars Program program continues a legacy of excellence by supporting socially-conscious engineers seeking to solve society’s most pressing problems.|Short Read
three Michigan maps showing the spread of coronavirus

What COVID-19 shows about race and health

Highlighting inequities among poverty, infections, and deaths due to COVID-19 in Michigan.|Medium Read
Back to the camera, student walks down the hall towards a giant Rubik's cube display and a rainbow flag

STEM and LGBTQA+ identities

Monologues on self-expression, facing discrimination and finding a sense of community.|Medium Read
Back to the camera, student walks down the hall towards a giant Rubik's cube display and a rainbow flag

Participating in the Day of Silence while social distancing

Show your LGBTQA+ solidarity online.|Short Read
Portrait of Sara Pozzi

Bringing out the best of us

Physical distancing is all the more reason to stay emotionally close with others.|Medium Read
Hebert Winful

Herbert Winful named Joseph E. and Anne P. Rowe Professor of Electrical Engineering

Winful has made fundamental contributions to nonlinear optics and the physics of tunneling, while also championing an inclusive department.|Long Read