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Get the latest news and announcements related to diversity and inclusion efforts across campus. 

2021

New programming series helps Booth alumni engage in and act upon diversity and inclusion efforts

July 6, 2021

The D&I Dialogues series was designed to allow Booth alumni to come together and discuss various aspects of diversity in work and in life.

D&I Dialogues

Race in the classroom: Race and Pedagogy Working Group seeks to better understand the experiences of underrepresented students

July 6, 2021

The group is currently gathering data to better understand the racialized experience in UChicago classrooms and identify opportunities for positive change. 

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Diversifying the student body: GRIT working to support underrepresented students in STEM

July 6, 2021

The organization is dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and advocating for graduate students from backgrounds historically marginalized and underrepresented in the BSD and PSD.

Announcing the winner of the inaugural Pozen Center Prize for Best BA Thesis on Race and Human Rights

May 26, 2021

The prize awards $1,000 to the best BA essay submitted on any topic at the intersection of race, structural racism, and human rights in the United States or globally.

Updated Diversity & Inclusion Planning Toolkit

March 11, 2021

This toolkit was created as a resource to help leaders advance diversity and inclusion in their units.  

2020

UChicago event examines ways to foster greater diversity in business

December 9, 2020

Executives from minority- and women-owned businesses discussed opportunities with University leaders.

Annual Timuel D. Black Community Solidarity Scholar Fund amplifies civil rights activist’s legacy

December 7, 2020

The award will be given to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student who exemplifies Black’s spirit.

Clearing the air: UChicago scholar’s cross-cultural research on household air pollution could improve the health of half the global population

December 3, 2020

Christopher Sola Olopade identified multiple potential health risks of exposure to household air pollution, along with possible solutions.

New inclusive pedagogy website helps educators create a more welcoming classroom environment

November 23, 2020

The site is designed to be a resource for educators to learn and adopt inclusive teaching practices. 

New program aims to increase neuroscience engagement and diversity across disciplines

September 12, 2020

NESSTP will help increase the diversity of the neuroscience community and also rigorously evaluate the efficacy of the program’s components.

New UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division programming addresses employee well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic and time of social unrest

July 8, 2020

Learn how UCM and BSD have evaluated, expanded, and refined programming to effectively respond to the evolving needs of the community.

FLI Fridays: Celebrating the UChicago Community

May 1, 2020

The new series spotlights first-generation, lower-income, and immigrant members of the UChicago community.

CI+I offers virtual office hours

April 10, 2020

Students are encouraged to connect with Center for Identity + Inclusion (CI+I) staff online.

Request for proposals: deadline extension

March 13, 2020

Proposals may be submitted through March 20.

Pozen Center travel seminar unites students and community members to study slavery memorials

February 18, 2020

The August 2019 seminar brought members of the UChicago community to Alabama.