Latest News: 2022

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


Pride Month profiles

June 17, 2022

Learn about LGBTQ+ faculty and staff and the work they do to affirm the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Image courtesy of Africa International House

How to celebrate Juneteenth at the University of Chicago

June 16, 2022

2022 events include a block party, outdoor marketplace, and film screenings.



University launches new Public Safety Advisory Council

May 7, 2022

This new council aims to engage the campus and surrounding community in safety and security efforts.

Juneteenth RFP

Juneteenth Celebration RFP call for proposals

May 7, 2022

Members of the University community are invited to submit proposals for consideration by May 20, 2022.


Nominations now open for the Graduate Student Diversity Advisory Board’s Second Annual Diversity Awards

April 6, 2022

The Graduate Student Diversity Advisory Board is accepting nominations for its Second Annual Diversity Awards.


ALA Humanities in Action Grant to help BMRC at UChicago Library expand knowledge of Black historical collections among local history teachers

March 3, 2022

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium was selected as one of 200 libraries nationwide to receive an award from the American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries.


Cheryl Brown Henderson

Daughter of Brown v. Board of Education plaintiff to speak at UChicago’s 2022 MLK commemoration

February 7, 2022

The event will feature education leader Cheryl Brown Henderson and violence prevention advocate Pastor Chris Harris.

Doriane C. Miller is one of this year's award recipients

University of Chicago announces 2022 Diversity Leadership Award recipients

February 1, 2022

Faculty, alumni, staff, and student winners to be recognized as part of MLK commemoration.