Latest News: 2023

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


Diversity Leadership Awards

October 9, 2023

Nominations for the Diversity Leadership Awards are now closed. Award recipients will be recognized at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Celebration. Learn more.


Pet Policy

September 15, 2023

To ensure the health, wellbeing, and safety of our community, the University has created a policy on which types of animals are allowed in University areas and exemptions that apply for assistance animals, therapy dogs, and other animals. Learn More >


How to celebrate Juneteenth at the University of Chicago, in the community

June 14, 2023

Juneteenth will once again be celebrated through various events organized by the UChicago community.

Juneteenth 2023: Upcoming Events

June 14, 2023

Check out these upcoming Juneteenth events happening on and around campus.


Announcing the 2023 Campus Climate Survey

May 5, 2023

The University of Chicago launched the 2023 Campus Climate Survey to capture some of the experiences and perceptions of students, staff, and academics on a broad range of issues related to diversity and inclusion. Members of the University community received a link via email to complete the survey. Learn more.


Juneteenth Celebration Request for Proposals

April 12, 2023

We invite all members of the University of Chicago community to develop programs, events, and activities to observe and honor the Juneteenth 2023 national holiday. Applications are closed for 2023.


UChicago partners on initiative to advance diversity and inclusion in academia

March 15, 2023

University selects five faculty fellows for Ivy+ leadership institute, will host event in April.


Eric H. Holder Jr. to give keynote address at UChicago’s MLK commemoration

January 19, 2023

Jan. 23 event to include talk with former U.S. attorney general and Valerie Jarrett.

Six members of UChicago community to receive 2023 Diversity Leadership Awards

January 19, 2023

Faculty, alumni, staff, and student recipients will be recognized at MLK commemoration.