Diversity and Inclusion News

03/30/2018
Gaining cultural understanding: Chinese students take the stage
muchinese10-250.jpgInformation Services Diversity Committee and Ms. Chen Zhao of the Confucius Institute joined forces for a diversity event.
03/15/2018
Esther Maria Claros Berlioz and Jaymee Lewis-Flenaugh receive Distinguished Women of Color Award
global-sisterhood-group.jpgEsther Maria Claros Berlioz and Jaymee Lewis-Flenaugh — both doctoral students in the department of educational leadership — are the recipients of the Jennie Elder Suel Distinguished Woman of Color Award for 2018.
03/08/2018
U.S. Rep. John Lewis to receive Freedom Summer of ’64 award recognizing lifetime of civil rights work
Rep.JohnLewis.jpgU.S. Representative and civil rights icon John Lewis of Georgia, a leader in the 1964 Freedom Summer voter registration of black residents in the South, will receive Miami University's Freedom Summer of '64 Award Monday, March 19.
03/01/2018
Diversity Week 2018: Keynote speaker Damon Williams, multicultural arts events and more
damon-williams-200x200.jpgMiami's Diversity Affairs Council presents Diversity Week 2018 that includes a number of events.
03/01/2018
Western College at Miami declared a Freedom Station
freedom-station-plaque.jpgOxford’s former Western College for Women, a significant site for civil rights efforts in the 1960s, has been designated a Freedom Station by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
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.
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.