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Tag: Diversity

COLUMN: MU must build upon its existing diversity programs

Trump recently attacked diversity and racial sensitivity training, calling them divisive and subsequently banning them in the federal government. However, at many institutions, these programs are essential to start discussions about race.

MU seeks to address faculty diversity concerns after campus climate survey results

Diversity remains one of the worst aspects of working at MU, according to a recent campus climate survey.

MU makes three-year commitment to Aspire to diversify STEM faculty, teaching

Aspire is a three-year commitment to help MU diversify its STEM faculty and be more inclusive in their teaching, research, mentoring and advising.

IDE holds open forum, asks public what they want in next vice chancellor

Members of the MU community said they wanted a candidate that is helpful in building relationships in the community, knowledgeable of social issues and future-oriented.

Mizzou Athletics faces outrage for sending racist tweet

The tweet, meant to promote MU’s diversity and inclusivity, instead displayed a lack of cultural awareness and empathy.

Google Engineering networking events stress importance of inclusivity, diversity in the workplace

Events held by Google engineers last week at the MU College of Engineering included resume and interview workshops and talks about life as a software engineer.

MU School of Health Professions introduces traveling diversity library

The collection of books and movies will be moved into a different faculty member’s office every few months.

Fraternal system’s lack of diversity creates a discriminatory environment

Sophomore Matt Luke: “Diversity in the frats? I don’t know, that's the only thing that's still segregated. Because that's what it is; frats are segregated.”

As MU searches for diversity, faculty of color face systemic discrimination

Journalism professor Earnest Perry: “A person’s race and ethnicity is not the only factor that needs to be taken into account when you start talking about how to build an inclusive community."

'#ThisIsAmerica' fashion show puts diversity first

Creative director Sydney Rosee: “Part of the fashion show is to promote unity and diversity and to showcase Muse Clothing in a different way.”

School of Medicine students report incidents of sexist treatment from faculty

Twenty-two percent of students reported occasional public humiliation during their time of enrollment.

J-School introduces new program that aims to increase the number of minority reporters in newsrooms

Executive Director Ron Kelley: “Some of the data shows that the first two years are the toughest part, especially for minority graduates.”

MU holds first set of mandatory ‘citizenship’ trainings for new students

The Citizenship@Mizzou training, about making the university a more inclusive community, was initiated following racial tensions on campus last fall.

Independent diversity, equity and inclusion audit conducted over UM System

The audit is part of a series of initiatives launched by the UM System Board of Curators in November 2015.

UM System announces independent audit of diversity policies

The audit, which will be finished by the end of 2016, will include input from administrators, faculty, staff and students.

Biggest steps forward: diversity initiatives

After making national news for campus protests and resignations, the university took significant steps to improve campus diversity.

Chuck Henson to step down as interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley: “In this new role, (Henson) has made significant progress as we work toward a more inclusive and welcoming environment at Mizzou.”

Race relations committee to address racism and diversity in video podcasts

Committee member Craig Roberts: “White people tend to see racism in terms of lynching, physical abuse, bullying and other products of hate. Racism is more than the overt, blatant, extreme incidents.”

The Bridge offers space for education students to explore social justice

College of Education Dean Kathryn Chval: “We’re preparing and trying to equip people to work with others that differ from themselves.”

Administrators talk diversity and budget during spring faculty meeting

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said at least 600 of the projected 1,500 fewer students for fall 2016 can be attributed to the events of last fall.