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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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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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Pridefest
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CU support of Denver PrideFest continues as event goes virtual

The nature of next month’s Denver PrideFest may be undergoing a necessary change, but in its fifth year of sponsorship, the University of Colorado’s support of...