Latest News: 2020

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


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.

MLK Day of Service: Campus and community members volunteer to honor King’s legacy

February 17, 2020

This annual event is organized by the Office of Civic Engagement and several other UChicago partners

Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health supports local residents through collaborative partnerships

February 17, 2020

CIMH connects individuals (regardless of their migration status) with mental health practitioners, community organizers, researchers, and allies

Pritzker School of Medicine makes diversity and inclusion central to its mission

February 17, 2020

Find out how Pritzker takes a unique approach to building sustainble D&I programs

D&I Planning Spotlight: University Library

February 17, 2020

Discover how the Library is making diversity and inclusion a strategic priority across the unit

Even in country’s darkest hours, MLK speakers say its future is in our hands

February 4, 2020

Civil rights leader, pastor empower audience at UChicago event to make a difference