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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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Police reform, racial injustice in focus at Faculty Council meeting
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Police reform, racial injustice in focus at Faculty Council meeting

Societal issues that spurred activism over the summer – racial injustice and police reform – drove discussion during the Sept. 24 Faculty Council meeting, held...
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Denver, online or in person

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Denver, online or in person

Submit your smartphone film to First-Ever Día de Los Muertos Short Competition, listen to artist conversations at History Colorado, enjoy free day—en español—...
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Online course free to CU community examines race and social justice
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Online course free to CU community examines race and social justice

A new course available free to the CU community aims to stimulate meaningful discussion and engagement on the topics of racial discrimination and social...
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What is learned here leaves here — the role of the public university in the fight for racial justice

What is learned here leaves here — the role of the public university in the fight for racial justice

Recent events have crystalized the fact that racism impacts everyday life for millions of Americans. To deny this truth would be harmful.
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Moving Beyond Statements: The Role of the Public University in the Fight for Racial Justice

Moving beyond statements: The role of the public university in the fight for racial justice

On Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, from 11 – 1 p.m. MST (1 – 3 p.m. Eastern), the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will hold its second Social Justice Teach-In, “...
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CU Board of Regents
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Board Given Update on Diversity Resolution

The CU Board of Regents did not vote on a proposed resolution that had been referred to its Governance and University Affairs committees last month, noting...
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Kennedy, Cook

CU is Putting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Forefront

CU on the Air talks to CU President Mark Kennedy and CU Chief Diversity Officer Theodosia Cook about what is in the works, what is being planned and what still...
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Regents hear progress report on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
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Regents hear progress report on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Current and future efforts to address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion within the University of Colorado community are broad and deep, CU leadership...
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From Selfies to Being Seen: Doctor Honors Women of Color on Front Lines

From selfies to being seen: Doctor honors women of color on front lines

Dr. Sarah Rowan, associate professor of infectious disease, celebrates unsung heroes of pandemic with portrait project
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ICE decides not to block international students; CU lauds decision
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ICE decides not to block international students; CU lauds decision

Hours after a letter from CU President Mark Kennedy, the four campus chancellors and many other Colorado higher education leaders was sent asking for the...
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white coats for black lives

White Coats for Black Lives a movement, not a moment

Since George Floyd’s killing at the hands of police on May 25, and the senseless deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and others, the country has been...
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CU President Mark Kennedy
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President Kennedy on racial injustice, Supreme Court’s discrimination ruling

CU President Mark Kennedy CU President Mark Kennedy says recent social justice protests and the events that inspired them can inform and guide the university...
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Faculty council
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Letter to CU community from Faculty Council Committee for Racial and Ethnic Equity

Dear CU System and University Leadership and Campus Communities, We, the Faculty Council Committee for Racial and Ethnic Equity ( CREE ), are outraged and...
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Be an ally

How to be an ally to the Black community and communities of color

Acts of systemic racism continue to deeply affect our communities, and many of us may be wondering how we can help. Here are some tips for how you can be an...
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Chancellor Don Elliman: Our commitment to action

Chancellor Don Elliman: Our commitment to action

We are confronted today with a world, our world, that is scarred. The horrific killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd shocked us to our...
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Social Justice Teach-In

Register for Friday’s Social Justice Teach-in: Anti-Black Violence

Over the next year, The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will hold monthly social justice teach-ins. Teach-ins have a long history in our country that goes...
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Theodosia Cook
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Reflections on race and the times

Theodosia Cook I joined CU about a month ago and at the time my family was still mourning the death of Breonna Taylor, a frontline, essential worker and first...
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Faculty Council Committee on Racial and Ethnic Equity offers COVID-19 message
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Faculty Council Committee on Racial and Ethnic Equity offers COVID-19 message

The CU Faculty Council’s Committee on Racial and Ethnic Equity (CREE) has teamed with colleagues from other committees to produce a video message in support of...
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CU President Mark Kennedy
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President Kennedy reaffirms university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion

CU President Mark Kennedy CU President Mark Kennedy today published a statement that reiterated the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, citing...
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Strategic planning goals: ‘aspirational and achievable’
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Strategic planning goals: ‘aspirational and achievable’

CU’s strategic planning process continues to move forward, with leaders compiling a list of metrics that could eventually be employed to measure progress...

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