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Bumpers College Asking Students to Participate in Diversity and Inclusion Virtual Forum
The Bumpers Student Forum on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is for students of color to share experiences and expectations for diversity, inclusion and change within Bumpers College. It will be July 30.
LGBTQ-PLus Staff Event Postponed
Postponed: The LGBTQ-plus staff conversation previously scheduled for July 30 regarding the recent Supreme Court Decision has been postponed and will take place in the fall semester.
Postponed: LGBTQ-Plus and Supreme Court
Postponed: Law faculty members Danielle Weatherby and Jordan Blair Woods will discuss the recent Supreme Court decision at 7 p.m. July 30 through an online Zoom event.
Diversity and Inclusion Office Hours Now Offered to Campus Community
Appointments to meet with an office representative may be scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
Education Reform Study Suggests More Charter Regulations Harm Minority Educators
Professor Robert Maranto and alumnus Ian Kingsbury studied how more stringent state standards on who can get a charter led to few African American and Hispanic charter school operators.
Federal $2.74 Million Grant to Drive Social Work Diversity at U of A
A $2.74 million federal grant will provide scholarships for underserved students in the University of Arkansas’ Master of Social Work program.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training Available Online
The Human Resources Employee Development Team, in partnership with the IDEALS institute, is offering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training via the online platform of WebEx. Registration is open.
Professor's Research Regarding COVID-19 Impact and Gender of Note to New York Times
Professor Gema Zamarro was recently interviewed by The New York Times regarding her research about how job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women.
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers New to U of A Can Connect
Peace Corps volunteeers who have returned from abroad can connect with others in the area. Find out more.
U of A Partners' Toolkit Assists Faculty in Creating Accessible Online Courses
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Partners for Inclusive Communities developed a toolkit called Designing an Accessible Online Course to help with the transition.