DEI Updates

Group poses at The 45th NSBE Annual Convention

Motivated to Serve

NSBE National Chair Jocelyn Jackson shares her vision for engineering’s future.|Medium Read
Students walking to class amidst falling snow

University of Michigan Engineering partners with SMASH

SMASH’s STEM-intensive prep program ensures students are ready for college. |Medium Read
Shidan Majidi, film director, speaks at a special screening and panel discussion of “Me, the Other,”

‘Me, The Other’ Q&A with Shidan Majidi

Documentary director shares his inspiration and the importance of listening and being an ally. |Medium Read
aerial view of north campus

Is the needle moving?

DEI lecture highlights collective responsibility to stamp out sexual harassment in STEM.|Medium Read
Student Advisory Board members chat amongst themselves during the retreat

Being the DEI bridge for students

SAB members share their perspectives with the community.|Medium Read
Cheri Johnson

Understanding invisible disabilities

Make a lasting impact on campus culture by taking the time to understand those with unseen challenges.|Short Read
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