Equity & Diversity

Aisha Moodie-Mills, the 2020 MLK Week keynote speaker

Agents of change

A recap of the 2020 MLK Week keynote address from Aisha Moodie-Mills.


Group of Black Student Union members surround Laurence Parker

Leaving a legacy

The U’s Black Student Union honors Laurence Parker at 10th annual Legacy Awards.


A woman scientist looks through a microscope

Why wait? New initiative gets students into the lab early

In 2020, the College of Science will give hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to contribute to real research projects the year that they step onto campus.


Group of paraeducators receives free training

Addressing Utah’s teacher shortage

The U’s University Neighborhood Partners is helping grow and stabilize the K-12 teacher workforce in Utah by investing in paraeducators.


Five members of the victim-survivor advocacy team flash the U

Here for U

An office on campus is staffed entirely by graduates and current students of the U, and almost all of them are from the same college.


Campus partners meet to discuss equity, diversity, and inclusion.

A collective effort for change

The U’s Inaugural vice president for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion gets to work building bridges across campus.


5 great reads for African American History Month

Great books by amazing authors.


A deadly diagnosis

The 2020 U Remembers theme focuses on the experiences of children with medical challenges during the Holocaust.


Face everything and rise

Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Week at the U, the planning committee chair describes how they came up with the 2020 theme.


Breaking the cycle

A University of Utah medical student’s journey from fearing to speak up to co-hosting a podcast.