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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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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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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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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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