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The block U on campus with the colors of the intersectional LGBTQ+ pride flag on March 24, 2021. The U celebrates pride week from March 29–April 3, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lezaic: Disability Accommodations Process Blocks LGBTQ+ Students From Receiving Aid

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer March 24, 2022

  At the University of Utah, we must focus our attention on the people who the pandemic has impacted the hardest — students who belong to marginalized groups. LGBTQ+ students are one such group,...

Portrait of Demetrius Harmon by Belton Media Group

Demetrius Harmon Speaks at 2022 CODE Event

By Abhilasha Khatri, News Writer March 20, 2022

  On March 4, 2022, the ASUU Diversity Board held its annual Conference on Diverse Excellence. The event was held in the Alumni House and included workshops, food and addresses from the ASUU...

J. Willard Marriott Library in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday May 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reframing the Conversation Series Joins In-Person Return

By Devin Oldroyd, News Writer September 17, 2021

  On Sept. 8, 2020, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion’s Reframing the Conversation series made its in-person comeback with Inclusive Histories Matter. The event was held in person in the Gould...

Vlad Khaykin, National Director of Programs on Antisemitism for the Anti-Defamation League, delivers the keynote address on April 9, 2021 for the virtual U Remembers 2021 event hosted by the Us office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Vlad Khaykin ‘Breaks the Silence’ During 2021 U Remembers Keynote Address

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer April 15, 2021

  From April 5  to 9, the University of Utah hosted its annual U Remembers event, centered around this year’s theme: “Breaking the Silence.” U Remembers is put on by volunteers from the...

Saifee: Angela Daviss Transformative Perspective at the U

Saifee: Angela Davis’s Transformative Perspective at the U

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor March 15, 2021

  This year, Dr. Angela Davis was the keynote speaker at the Conference on Diverse Excellence — an annual event planned and hosted by ASUU's Diversity Board to initiate conversations around marginalized...

A. Ray Olpin Union at the University of Utah. (Tom Denton | Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Committee Releases Indigenous Land Acknowledgement

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer November 8, 2020

  The University of Utah is built on the homelands of the Shoshone, Paiute, Goshute and Ute Tribes. On Oct. 9, 2020, the U acknowledged this fact publicly in an Indigenous Land Acknowledgement. “The...

Students 4 Choice holding their signs during the sexual assault protest in the MEB parking lot on Friday, Nov 4, 2016

U Reviews Title IX

By Amy Loret January 15, 2019

  On Nov. 16, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), led by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, proposed several regulations to Title IX that would drastically alter how universities investigate...

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U’s Women’s Week Aims to Empower

By Mary Royal March 5, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Next week, from March 6 to 12, marks the fourth annual Women’s Week at the U. WHAT YOU MISSED: ASUU ELECTIONS COMMITTEE HEARS MORE PARTY GRIEVANCES During this...

(Photo Courtesy of the Bennion Center)

Social Justice Becomes More Than a Buzzword at the U

January 21, 2015

  Amongst the protests, petitions and demands for equality across campus and around the world, the term “social justice” has become something of a buzzword. In the broadest sense, social justice...

(Photo Courtesy of the Office of Equity and Diversity)

Office of Equity and Diversity Works to Collaborate After Disruption Last Year

December 9, 2014

  After the resignation of Octavio Villalpando last Spring Semester, the U’s Office for Equity and Diversity is landing back on its feet under the leadership of Kathryn Stockton. Last spring there...