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Diversity Engagement Survey report now available

Diversity Engagement Survey report now available

February 11, 2017

Results from the first University-wide Diversity Engagement Survey (DES) will serve as a baseline to inform the work of the Presidential Diversity Council, which was established by President Seligman in November 2016.

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Irfan Bashir ’19 wins antiracism student video contest

Irfan Bashir ’19 wins antiracism student video contest

April 14, 2016

“I wanted to show that although this is a diverse campus, racism does exist. But together, we can stop it.” Bashir’s three-minute video called “Meliora,” was announced Thursday as the winner after a week-long vote of the campus community.

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We’re Better Than That

We’re Better Than That

March 21, 2016

The University’s anti-racism campaign, launched this January, was the focus of events across campus to mark United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racism. “It acknowledges that racism does exist, but we can overcome it by becoming more willing to talk about race,” said Meredith Crenca ’19. “It means we are better than racism, discrimination, stereotyping, and prejudice.” (University photo / Brandon Vick)

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University launches anti-racism campaign at basketball doubleheader

University launches anti-racism campaign at basketball doubleheader

February 24, 2016

“We’re Better Than THAT,” the University’s new anti-racism awareness campaign, will officially kick off at the basketball doubleheader on Saturday with free t-shirts, stickers, and pins.

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Students gather in response to Yik Yak decision

Students gather in response to Yik Yak decision

February 4, 2016

Students assembled in front of Rush Rhees Library just before noon after staging a walkout to protest University President Joel Seligman’s decision to not ban the social media app Yik Yak.

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