Equity & Diversity

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‘Reframing the Conversation: Expanding the Portrayal of Black Men’

Insights from the first panel in a series of conversations aimed at sparking a campus-wide conversation about racism, othering and safety.


Four experts on mental health sit on a panel at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. From left to right they are: moderator Kenneth Rosenburg, psychiatrist and filmmaker; James Ashworth, interim chair of the Department of Psychology at the U; Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, psychiatrist and researcher at the U; Paula Cook, addiction specialist at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute; and Christena Huntsman Durham, vice chairperson and executive vice president of the Huntsman Foundation, which recently gave an unprecedented $150 million to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the U.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.


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Allies in activism

The 2020 Women’s Week theme will focus on the power, work, and legacy of indigenous women.


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Women’s Resource Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join the Women’s Resource Center as they celebrate the official opening of their newly renovated space in the Union.


Tino Nyawelo sites in front of the classroom of students from the Refugees Exploring the Foundations of Undergraduate Education in Science program.

Tino Nyawelo Receives Community Engaged Teaching Award

The University Teaching Committee has selected Tino Nyawelo, associate professor in Physics & Astronomy, to receive the Community Engaged Teaching and Scholarship Award for 2020. Last year, Nyawelo received the College of Science Award for Fostering Undergraduate Research Excellence.


Title IX compliance investigation closed December 2019

The Department of Education Office of Civil Rights closed its investigation into the U on Dec. 10, 2019, dismissing an allegation that the U created a sexually hostile environment for students.


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Better together

Lori McDonald, vice president for Student Affairs, and Mary Ann Villarreal, vice president for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, focus on building an inclusive campus.


Black History Month and related online resources at the Marriott Library

Marriott Library announces a new primary source databases on the history of the NAACP.


Students, staff and faculty dance at the Black Cultural Center grand opening

A time to remember and celebrate

Celebrating the Black Cultural Center’s first year on campus this Black History Month.


Racist and Bias Incident Response Team

The team is working to streamline reporting, tracking, response and communication efforts to address racist and bias incidents on campus.