First-gen students on putting their passions first
Here are the stories of three first-generation college students at UMSI and the unexpected places their passions have led them.
Dismantling barriers for transfer students at UMSI
UMSI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office staff members Devon Keen and Sandra Lopez discuss the ways that the school’s Community College Summer Institute empowers students to make confident decisions about transferring.
UMSI community reads “Viral Justice”
Students, faculty and staff are invited to join UMSI community discussions of Ruha Benjamin’s book “Viral Justice.” All discussions will include recaps or read-togethers.
UMSI staff awarded for outstanding work and peer-to-peer mentorship
UMSI celebrates Amy Homkes-Hayes and Michael Hess for sharing their skills to uplift students and colleagues, helping the community sustainably navigate change.
Website showcases UMSI progress on diversity, equity and inclusion
The University of Michigan School of Information has developed a new website highlighting DEI initiatives that took place from 2016 to 2021.
UMSI announces 2022 DEI Awards recipients
Learn about this year's UMSI DEI Awards recipients and their far-reaching, positive effects on the school’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
UMSI’s Community College Summer Institute: 5 reasons the information-curious should apply
What’s it like to earn a STEM bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan School of Information? Community college students can spend June 5-7 on campus learning about the study of information at UMSI and exploring student life — stipend included.
A message in follow up to the Derek Chauvin trial verdict
A message to the UMSI community in response to the Derek Chauvin trial verdict.
UMSI releases DEI committee summer reading list
The UMSI DEI Committee has compiled a summer reading booklist that explores issues of race, gender and social justice with a focus on books related to technology and academia.
UMSI announces new Director of Inclusion, Equity and Outreach
Keen joins the school’s management team and will play a leadership role in the development and implementation of UMSI’s outreach and DEI initiatives.