DEI Happenings

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The DEI Committees and our department sponsor a range of events to expose our community to issues, stimulate discussion and foster an inclusive environment.

Upcoming Activities

Understanding Racial Equity Workshop - May 16, 2022 at 1 pm

This workshop is hosted by the Neuro DEI Committee, who invite Microbiology to participate.

This workshop will help participants:

  • Gain insight in your own racial and ethnic identities
  • Increase awareness around shared and individual life experiences
  • Improve communication and collaboration skills
  • Acquire shared language to talk about racism

Book Club Reading - May 19 at 4 pm

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Us and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee

Room: Jaharis 508

This discussion will focus on Chapters 1 through 5.

Book Club Reading - June 30 at 4 pm

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Us and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee

This discussion will focus on Chapters 6 through 10.

Get to Know You Event - September 12 at 12 pm

Get to Know Sandra Sanchez, Postdoctoral Scholar - Ng lab

Room: M&V 412