Diversity and Inclusion News

02/15/2018
History's Lost and Found: The Story of Jerry Williams
williams-library.jpgWithin a yellowed manila folder, filed amongst the endless rows of vertical files and tidy blue boxes containing Miami University's history, waited a heart-wrenching story in need of a voice.
02/08/2018
Celebrating Global Sisterhood March 8: Register to attend
Camisha-Chambers.jpgMiami University alumna Camisha Chambers is the keynote speaker for Celebrating Global Sisterhood at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the Heritage Room of Shriver Center.
01/10/2018
Miami University Students Identify Solutions to End Campus Racism
misco-action-teaching-1-180x120.jpgEHS students learn the difference between debate and deliberation and discuss solutions to end campus racism.
12/08/2017
New products support tribe students, promote university and tribe unity
heritage-clothes.jpgWithin a recently signed agreement between the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University, a product line, the Myaamia Heritage Collection, has been created to celebrate the partnership and bolster awareness of its history.
12/07/2017
Oppression Still Persists in Schools. But Social Justice Teaching Can Help Break the Cycle
aronson-social-teaching1-180x120.jpgIt’s a basic cultural assumption in our society, that schools are intended to help students thrive, and that they function with students’ best interests at heart. But this assumption, especially in light of the challenges that so many schools face today, might not always hold true
11/13/2017
Miami's President Crawford a founding member of Presidents' Circle of CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion
Miami University President Gregory Crawford is participating in the full CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ group and with a newly formed group for higher education presidents.
10/19/2017
"Check Your Bl!nd Spots" Tour supports diversity and inclusion
blindspots.jpgMiami University will host the "Check Your Bl!nd Spots" campus tour from noon-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, on Maple Street south of Shriver Center.
10/16/2017
Custody battles over transgender children stress a need for more knowledge and awareness
kate180x120.jpgAs issues surrounding trans and gender non-conforming individuals gain more and more attention on a national stage, many cultural conversations are being sparked on numerous fronts. Most prominently, perhaps, has been the ongoing and divisive debate surrounding the right to use public restrooms.
10/16/2017
Miami University and the Enduring Legacy of Freedom Summer
haygood.jpgAuthors and Miami alumni Wil Haygood and Jeff Pegues will hold a public conversation on race in America through the lens of Freedom Summer, a marker year in U.S. civil rights, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati.