Humanities scholars from the University of Michigan and Harvard University gathered Wednesday evening to discuss the significance of Confederate monuments in the United States, and appropriate public and governmental approaches to replacing them.
After being pushed by a colleague to spread his findings on diversity, Scott Page, a Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate professor of complex systems, political science and economics at the University of Michigan, now travels the country discussing why diverse perspectives and ideas are so cru
As part of The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Week, the University of Michigan chapter of NAACP hosted an event on Tuesday evening discussing the historical roots of the movement and how it applies to campus today.
Despite being a member of Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, historian Heather Bruegl had never been particularly passionate about Native American history or culture –– untilshe went to Wounded Knee, S.D., the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre in which 300 Native American men,
On Wednesday evening, the University of Michigan History Department held a teach-in surrounding “Disrupting White Supremacy: Global Histories and Local Struggles.” The talk included 12 speakers in an effort to reclaim and retell the history of race in the U.S. and globally.
Getting good grades, having the best teachers and applying to college are all integral parts of one’s education. But for students of color, many of these aspirations cannot be met due to structural racism and the broken pipeline within our educational system.
The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government and the knowledge community, Growing STEM, organized a town hall of faculty and students Monday night to discuss the inadequate representation of women and minorities in