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Congratulations George Halow on receiving the 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Impact Award

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Impact award was established in 2020 to recognize faculty who have made significant contributions to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.|Short Read
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Engineering’s diversity efforts draw national recognition

The College was selected by ASEE for its Diversity Recognition Program, earning the organization's highest recognition currently offered.|Medium Read

IOE partners with Engineering Education Research to deliver limited DEI event series

U-M IOE and EER are co-hosting a new Virtual Mentoring Workshop event series for the Michigan Engineering community. The focus of the series is to help foster an engaging and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff.|Short Read

Congratulations to U-M Aerospace Engineering Strategic Outreach Manager, Kimberly Johnson, on receiving the 2021 North Campus MLK Dean’s Spirit Award!

The Aerospace Department congratulates Kimberly Johnson as one of the staff recipients of the 2021 North Campus Dean’s MLK Spirit Award. |Short Read
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Demba Komma awarded Microsoft Research Ada Lovelace Fellowship for research on IoT localization technologies

Komma, a PhD student, is working to develop robust low powered localization technology for Artificial Intelligence enabled Internet of Things in locations where GPS is limited or blocked. |Short Read
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How to end discrimination in health research funding

Network of U.S. biomedical engineering researchers calls to end funding disparities between Black and white scientists.|Medium Read
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ECE students, faculty recognized with 2021 MLK Spirit Awards

The award celebrates those who have gone above and beyond to service and support social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. |Short Read
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Congratulations to U-M Aerospace Professor Ken Powell, on receiving the 2021 North Campus MLK Dean’s Spirit Award!

The Aerospace Department congratulates Ken Powell, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Aerospace as one of the faculty recipients of the 2021 North Campus Dean’s MLK Spirit Award. |Short Read
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Overcoming turbulence: Black AERO alumnae share insights on MLK panel

'I couldn’t have seen myself where I am right now,' says aerodynamicist Jessica Jones on the importance of representation.|Medium Read
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Inaugural DEI awards recognize student commitment to improving equity

The award recognizes students who make significant contributions toward increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the division.|Short Read
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“The Coach Is In” conversation on civil discourse

Four panelists offer guidance on de-escalation and empathy during stressful situations.|Medium Read

Alumna Jasmine LeFlore Receives Community Service in Industry Award at the 2020 Women of Color STEM Hybrid Conference

U-M Aerospace Engineering congratulates alumna Jasmine LeFlore (‘15), Senior Special Projects Engineer at Collins Aerospace and co-founder of the nonprofit organization, Greater Than Tech, on winning the Community Service in Industry Award at the 2020 Women of Color STEM Hybrid Conference. |Short Read