A series of on-demand training courses designed to help us learn more about how varied learning styles, cultures, experiential opportunities, and personal development initiatives impact and influence diversity and inclusion thoughts and practices.
In her role as chief diversity and inclusion officer, Winifred Williams, PhD, is working to bring people together to make Loyola an even more open and accepting university. “In my experience, everyone has a role in promoting diversity,” she says. “My job is to help guide that mission.”
The full-day event brought 30 middle-school girls from local schools to the Center for Translational Research and Education on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus for a day of educational science experiments and learning about women science pioneers. PHOTO GALLERY
In honor of Loyola’s Jesuit values and the legacy of the late Dean Attoh, the Graduate School is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Samuel A. Attoh Diversity and Inclusion Awards. READ MORE
For its second year, Loyola’s Black Lives Matter Conference featured lectures, hands-on workshops, art and performances, and actions for social justice. The event’s theme was “No Justice, No Peace: Mobilization, Empowerment & Healing Moving Forward.” PHOTO GALLERY
Beginning in fall 2017, students will have more options to choose from in the Core Curriculum. The changes will allow students to broaden their understanding of the world as a whole—not just the majority populations of Western society. Registration begins in early April. LEARN MORE
EDGE (Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education) is a student-run collective that will promote equity and provide a forum for graduate students from diverse backgrounds to network and offer support. LEARN MORE
About 200 people attended the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Loyola, featuring keynote speaker Marc Lamont Hill, PhD. “For us to follow the tradition of King [we must] commit to doing something,” Hill told the crowd. READ MORE