Ken Powell, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion faculty liaison at the University of Michigan, held a lecture regarding the issue of diversity within the aerospace field, focusing on implicit biases, stereotype threats and the accumulation of disadvantage. About 50 students and faculty attended the lecture Thursday afternoon.
The Michigan Prison Doula Initiative hosted a panel made up of seven formerly incarcerated people, health care professionals and MPDI staff Monday night to discuss insights on the intersections of reproductive justice and mass incarceration.
The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government met Tuesday to introduce and discuss a proposal of the executive team’s new liaison program to be integrated within all campus organizations.
The mission of the program is to provide a platform for students and their organizations to externally address possible issues within their groups. It also aims to foster a greater connection between campus organizations.