DEI Updates

A bystander intervention workshop at the Michigan Engineering Graduate Student Orientation in August 29. Change it UP! Bystander intervention teaches similar practices. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering

Change it UP! and improve campus culture

Upcoming bystander intervention workshop aims to educate staff, faculty, and students on ways to be proactive in helping others.|Short Read
Rose Moya

Facing discomfort

“It is not always comfortable to put myself out there and learn more about issues like these. But I’m going to try.”|Short Read
Back to the camera, student walks down the hall towards a giant Rubik's cube display and a rainbow flag

Room to belong

When we value and accept each other wholly, the outcomes are better for all.|Short Read
John Rodriguez

Supporting our superheroes

When we see things from other people’s perspectives, it helps us push ourselves to make Michigan a place where everyone can belong and do their best.|Short Read
Abrahim Jackson and Michael Jones talk while seated on a stage

Equality in the tech industry

An annual symposium, hosted this year at the University of Michigan, seeks to develop senior-level executives of color.|Short Read
Ruthie Freeman

A safe campus for everyone

Serving on the staff DEI committee helps foster a place where people do not need to hide their sexual orientation or gender identity.|Short Read
The summer sun rises on North Campus

Op-ed: How Michigan Engineering increased the number of women in college leadership

In The Chronicle of Higher Education, Alec Gallimore outlines the long–and short–term strategies.|Medium Read
Rich Sheridan, CEO and cofounder of Menlo Innovations, speaks at the daringXchange in the Duderstadt Center

Lessons from daringXchange

When a diverse group can make its own decisions rather than wait for a lone leader, the results can be more productive and more daring. |Short Read
Group photo of the ten ASB-SWE members and their advisor

Promoting STEM on spring break

Students design hands-on projects with high school students in the Chicago area|Short Read
Monument to Joe Louis, AKA The Fist, in Detroit

Conference comes to my hometown

With Detroit hosting the National Society of Black Engineers conference, the chapter president reflects on what it means to him.|Short Read
The morning sun rises on the Grove at North Campus of the Universities of Michigan

Diving into the results of the Campus Climate Survey

Now that the results from the DEI survey are in, plans are underway to explore the data|Medium Read
The Wellness Center seen from the hall

Wellness Zone is a new health resource

From massage chairs to yoga, the North Campus resource will help students manage stress.|Short Read