Facing Bias: U of A offers bias training

The University of Arkansas Office for Diversity and Inclusion, in conjunction with many NWA community partners, is sponsoring a session of implicit bias training titled “Community Facing Bias Workshop.” Two sessions will take place on Saturday, February 16 at St...

Dr. Brito – Guest Post: “Watch your language!”

Guest Post: Dr. Brito on Language In a featured guest post for Diversity Connections, Dr. Edvan P. Brito talks about the importance of identity in relation to diversity and inclusion initiatives, no matter the institution.   A discussion on the role played by identity...

Kiowa Artist Jay Benham: Native November presentation

Join us in welcoming Kiowa artist Jay Benham Monday, November 26 from 4:30 to 6:00pm at the Multicultural Center, Room 403. View his artwork, and hear his presentation on U.S. Government Policies’ Influence on American Indian Art.  Thanks to support from the...

Path Scholar hosts “Planting a Seed”

Dean Coon with Path Scholars Eduardo Puente and Piper Fuller   Planting a Seed brought together a panel of undergraduate and graduate students, professors, and staff to talk about topics such as racism, microaggressions, stereotyping, their experiences as minorities...

Diversity Ambassador: Felix Yanez

When I found out about the Student Ambassador kickoff event last spring, I had no doubt that I wanted to be a part of this incredible start to a more inclusive campus. I’m in love with the idea of empowering other students and coming together to honor the diverse...

Diversity Ambassador: Hashintha Jayasinghe

As a person of color and as an immigrant at the University of Arkansas, I have always thought about my presence among the student population. There’s no denying that I am part of the minority because I’m a foreigner, and I come from a tiny island named Sri Lanka. It’s...

Not Your Average Diversity Website

Not Your Average Diversity Website

The launch of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion website was a long time coming. To truly enrich campus diversity and inclusion, as outlined in the university strategic plan, it requires total campus engagement with the help of smart...

RSO Seeks to Empower and Support Women on Campus

RSO Seeks to Empower and Support Women on Campus

Women 4 Women, founded in November of 2017 by junior Claire Johnson, is an RSO on a mission to empower women on campus by giving them a place where they can feel supported and work toward change. The club might sound like it’s strictly for women, but anyone who wants...

Staying Razor-Sharp and Safe on Campus

Staying Razor-Sharp and Safe on Campus

On-going global safety concerns means it is important to know that a child, family member, or acquaintance is in an environment that protects their safety. At the University of Arkansas, campus safety is of upmost importance, and we have created a place where people...

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Facing Bias: U of A offers bias training

Facing Bias: U of A offers bias training

The University of Arkansas Office for Diversity and Inclusion, in conjunction with many NWA community partners, is sponsoring a session of implicit bias training titled “Community Facing Bias Workshop.” Two sessions will take place on Saturday, February 16 at St...

Kiowa Artist Jay Benham: Native November presentation

Kiowa Artist Jay Benham: Native November presentation

Join us in welcoming Kiowa artist Jay Benham Monday, November 26 from 4:30 to 6:00pm at the Multicultural Center, Room 403. View his artwork, and hear his presentation on U.S. Government Policies’ Influence on American Indian Art.  Thanks to support from the...

2018 Bumpers College Annual Scholarship Luncheon

2018 Bumpers College Annual Scholarship Luncheon

The Bumpers College Annual Scholarship Luncheon took place Friday, November 2. Vice Chancellor Murphy-Erby got a photo with the following esteemed attendees (pictured above):   Left to right: Katy Nelson, Dean Fields, Drs. Talmadge and Laverne Nelson, Vice Chancellor...

African American Resource Group Reception

African American Resource Group Reception

The African American Resource Group Fall Reception took place Tuesday evening, October 23. The group formally recognized the following people (pictured above):   Left to right: Deacue Fields, Dean, Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences; Carolyn Allen, Dean, Mullins...

The Human Library: At University Libraries

The Human Library: At University Libraries

This November, The Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education, in partnership with the University Libraries, and International Students and Scholars, as well as other campus organizations, will present the Fall 2018 Human Library at the University of Arkansas!...

BECOMING AN AMERICAN

BECOMING AN AMERICAN

The Fayetteville Public Library is hosting a new program series titled "Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Program on Our Immigration Experience." We cordially invite you and your colleagues to attend. "Becoming American" is a series of six two-hour...