DEI Workshops, Lectures, and Community Buildling Opportunities

Upcoming Lectures and Events

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Center for Diversity & Enrichment Presents: Student Self-Care Day

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Welcome back students! We hope to get your spring semester started off right with a virtual workshop on self-care, brought to you by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University Counseling Service.  We are excited to have  Kyle Votroubek, Staff Therapist at UCS, lead this important workshop on based on taking care of yourself during this new and difficult times.   In addition, we will have self-care bags available for students to pick up outside the doors of the Center for…

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Community of Color

Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The Center for Diversity  & Enrichment (CDE) is sending warm wishes your way and we hope you’ll be able to join us for our annual Community of Color event this ​academic year. This social event is usually held in the fall in an effort to bring staff, faculty, and students together in community. This year, the event will be held during the first week of spring 2021 classes, on January 28 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm via ZOOM.  We are excited to provide a welcome and a brief update from Dr…

POC at a PWI

Friday, January 29, 2021 9:00am to 10:00am

POC at a PWI: A Teaching Workshop For Instructors of Color at UI When: Friday, January 29, 2021 from 9:00-10:00 am CT. Register at Panelists will share experiences and strategies for success and discuss how to recognize and address the unique challenges faced by instructors of colors. This event is open to all graduate students and faculty members. This workshop will feature, Meenakshi Gigi Durham, Professor of Journalism and Director of Nonfiction Writing Program, UI;…