Latest News: 2021

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


Council to examine history, relationship between University of Chicago and South Side communities

December 17, 2021

New independent council will engage communities through "comprehensive and rigorous" work.


New awards recognize UChicago graduate students for championing diversity, inclusion

October 4, 2021

The Diversity Advisory Board Awards honor 12 inaugural winners for efforts to drive change.


D&I Dialogues

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.


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. 

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.