Dyonne Bergeron

Acting Vice Provost Dyonne Bergeron to leave CU Boulder

Aug. 16, 2022

Leaving behind a legacy of progress, Dyonne Bergeron, acting vice provost and associate vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion, is stepping away from her role at CU Boulder. The move will be effective Aug. 31.

Golden flowers in front of the UMC building

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: July 2022 issue

July 27, 2022

In this month's issue, read about updates to the Campus Culture Survey dashboards, the state’s second annual Equity Day of Dialogue in August and more.

Olivia Huizar Conner

A conversation with this year’s Graduate Diversity Recruitment Fellow

July 20, 2022

Each year, the College of Music is eligible to award a $7,500 fellowship to an incoming graduate student. Olivia Huizar Conner, who is pursuing a master’s in flute performance, shares how her background—and the fellowship—inspire her to promote diversity and inclusion in music.

CUPD cadets with newly sworn Officer Bianca Sipres in June 2022

CU police recruit largest class of cadets

July 6, 2022

Seven police officers-in-training have joined two newly trained officers, all with varying backgrounds and life experiences, better representing the community they serve.

Golden flowers in front of the UMC building

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: June 2022 issue

June 28, 2022

This month’s issue includes a look at Juneteenth, Pride Month, summer UndocuAlly sessions and the campus’s practice of inclusion resources.

A copy from the National Archives of the general order that later spurred Juneteenth.

Juneteenth in Colorado

June 13, 2022

The June 19 holiday, Juneteenth, is a time to recognize and celebrate the freedom and self-determination of African Americans and the end of the Civil War. It also provides an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the nation's collective history. For some, this may mean attending an event, listening to a podcast, reading, or having conversations with classmates, colleagues, family and friends.

Tina McDaniel

Understanding the historical context and significance of Juneteenth

June 9, 2022

Tina McDaniel, a retired human resource professional, passionate social justice advocate and diversity, equity and inclusion leader will lead an honest conversation about the remembrance and celebration of Juneteenth during a virtual event June 16.

pink blossoms on campus near Old Main

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: May 2022 issue

May 27, 2022

This month’s issue includes a wrap-up of the IDEA Council’s first public forum and updates on Colorado’s new Juneteenth celebration, summer UndocuAlly sessions, the campus’s practice of inclusion and more.

María Teresa Navas Mejía, a long-term employee at the University of Colorado Boulder, recently received her green card thanks to Carina De La Torre and students in the law school's Immigration Defense Clinic.  Credit: Stephanie Daniel/The World

Colorado Law students gain powerful lessons providing free legal services to immigrants

May 16, 2022

Students at the Immigration Defense Clinic have represented more than 20 longtime university employees from El Salvador who have temporary protected status, which allows them to work. The clinic is helping them become permanent residents.

Artist rendition of people with the word ENGLISH in the middle of the artwork.

Linguist to help guide global English language learning body

May 13, 2022

Rai Farrelly, a CU Boulder linguist, has been appointed to the board of directors for the TESOL International Organization. She was selected by her peers to help lead the organization, which is the foremost global authority for teaching English, with more than 11,000 members from 169 countries.