Andres Lema-Hincapie’s work in the Department of Modern Languages is about opening doors — to language, to culture, to art. So it’s not surprising that he turned his attention to the custodial staff in the Plaza Building where he teaches. He noticed that the janitors are part of the university, yet are also far apart [...]
A summer program that brings 20 Denver Public Schools students to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus will be renamed in honor of longtime faculty member and university ombuds Nina Gomez. Kee Warner, associate vice chancellor, Diversity and Inclusiveness, announced the renaming of the 2-year-old Marquez Scholar Program to honor Gomez, who has helped [...]
The Anschutz Medical Campus-based Office of Diversity and Inclusion has been honored for “generous contributions” to Denver’s Skinner Neighborhood Center and Skinner Middle School. The team was recognized last week for continued service and volunteerism in assisting Skinner students and faculty. The award was presented by Principal Michelle Koyama along with Sandy Baca-Sandoval, Neighborhood Center [...]
The world is demanding more of students as workplaces become more complex, and institutions of higher education must rise to the challenge by working collaboratively to enact bold changes.
The University of Colorado Boulder and CU System’s annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit will be hosted on the Boulder campus Nov. 8-10. The summit features a variety of sessions for students, faculty, staff and community members.
Gains are being made in attracting and retaining diverse students, but there’s still much more to be done. The Board of Regents heard the 2010-11 diversity report during its meeting Tuesday.