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‘Supporting Women Leaders’ webinar set for May 4
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‘Supporting Women Leaders’ webinar set for May 4

An upcoming webinar, “Supporting Women Leaders: An Anti-racist, Intersectional Dialogue,” will bring together thought leaders to discuss issues facing women...
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Faculty leaders critical of president’s leadership in DEI, shared governance
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Faculty leaders critical of president’s leadership in DEI, shared governance

Faculty governance groups at the Boulder campus and system level last week leveled criticism at CU President Mark Kennedy over what they say are concerns...
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‘Coded Bias’ screening set for April 16
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‘Coded Bias’ screening set for April 16

The Faculty Council LGBTQ+ Committee, in collaboration with the council’s CREE (Committee on Racial and Ethnic Equity) and Women’s committees, are hosting a...
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CU system DEI roundtables to highlight work of local nonprofits
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CU system DEI roundtables to highlight work of local nonprofits

(Click for larger view) The University of Colorado system Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) has announced its first quarterly Nonprofit...
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Equity Task Force to deliver outcomes in April virtual discussion

Equity Task Force to deliver outcomes in April virtual discussion

What should diversity, equity, and inclusion look like in CU Denver’s immediate and long-term future? The Equity Task Force formed last fall to address that...
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COVID-19 relief bill might have good news for CU
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COVID-19 relief bill might have good news for CU

Federal relief legislation aimed at mitigating financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic potentially could mean $114 million in funding for the University...
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CU and Mile High Medical Society celebrate new scholarship fund
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CU, Mile High Medical Society celebrate new scholarship honoring Blackwood

Charles J. Blackwood, M.D. The University of Colorado School of Medicine on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus this week announced the establishment of the Charles...
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CU Faculty Voices: Now, more than ever, we need to focus on inclusive teaching, Brenda Allen
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CU Faculty Voices: Now, more than ever, we need to focus on inclusive teaching

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of commentaries by CU faculty, presented by the Faculty Council Communications Committee and CU Connections. Learn more...
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CU professor, regents testify for in-state tuition for American Indian students with Colorado ties

CU professor, regents testify for in-state tuition for American Indian students with Colorado ties

Calling it “an important step in recognizing past injustices,” a CU Boulder professor, two regents and alumni testified before the Colorado Senate Education...
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Celebrating Black voices with media recommendations

Celebrating Black voices with media recommendations

In honor of Black History Month, the University Libraries faculty and staff have recommended their favorite media by Black creators. Read, watch and listen...
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CU Boulder welcomes applications for two assistant vice chancellor positions

Regents approve renaming of two campus buildings

The University of Colorado Board of Regents today approved resolutions to rename two campus buildings––one after pioneering alumna and lifelong educator Lucile...
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Center for Identity and Inclusion has resources for you

Center for Identity and Inclusion has resources for you

Representation, Imposter Syndrome, and the Black College Experience: BHM Discussion with Student-Workers at the Center for Identity & Inclusion
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The role of a Chief Diversity Officer: Four competencies crucial to success

This is the second of a two-part series. Last week , we looked at the origins of the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) role and how it evolved. This week, we’ll...
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Register now for CU Social Justice Summit
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Register now for CU Social Justice Summit

Tuesday is the registration deadline for the University of Colorado’s 2021 Social Justice Summit – “Revolutionizing Systems for Equity: If Not Now, When?” – a...
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University of Colorado Denver joins national Equity Transfer Initiative

University of Colorado Denver joins national Equity Transfer Initiative

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) recently selected the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) for the 2021 Equity Transfer Initiative (...
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Theodosia Cook
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The role of a Chief Diversity Officer

Theodosia Cook By Theodosia Cook The role of a chief diversity officer has some surprising connections to 19th century change management and organizational...
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Theodosia Cook: My letter to King

Theodosia Cook Dear Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I write to you in the year of 2021 — 53 years after your assassination. In your honor, I have tried to...
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Regents pursue in-state tuition status for indigenous peoples
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Regents pursue in-state tuition status for indigenous peoples

The CU Board of Regents last week voted to direct university administration to work with state lawmakers in order to offer in-state tuition status for out-of-...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Racial and Ethnic Equity
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Racial and Ethnic Equity

The CU system Faculty Council Committee on Racial and Ethnic Equity (CREE) considers the needs and priorities of students and faculty of color. The scope of...
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CU Social Justice Summit set for Feb. 5
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CU Social Justice Summit set for Feb. 5

The University of Colorado will host its 2021 Social Justice Summit – “Revolutionizing Systems for Equity: If Not Now, When?” – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5...
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CU develops first systemwide Indigenous lands acknowledgement statement
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CU develops first systemwide Lands Acknowledgement Statement

The University of Colorado has its first systemwide statement acknowledging that the lands where the four campuses are located were originally home to...
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Latino Coloradans, allies invited to share stories at virtual forum
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Latino Coloradans, allies invited to share stories at virtual forum

The University of Colorado is a sponsor of the Seventh Annual Our Story Forum , a civic engagement event presented by the Latino Community Foundation of...
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Explore ‘Inclusive Leadership’ with CU on Coursera
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Explore ‘Inclusive Leadership’ with CU on Coursera

“Inclusive Leadership: the Power of Workplace Diversity” is the title of a new course offering of CU on Coursera , the learning program available free to all...
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DEI Innovation Fund will augment campuses, system diversity efforts
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DEI Innovation Fund will augment campuses, system diversity efforts

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts at the university got a boost after CU President Mark Kennedy collaborated with the CU Foundation Board of...
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Whose Black Lives Matter? The Political Influence of Racial Appeals on Instagram

Whose Black Lives Matter? The Political Influence of Racial Appeals on Instagram

On Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, from 11 – 1 p.m. MST, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will hold a Social Justice Teach-In, “Whose Black Lives Matter? The...

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