Lunch & Community Conversation: Ability in Academia & the Workplace

Tauber Colloquium (6th floor), Ross School of Business 701 Tappan Ave, Ann Arbor, MI

Join us for an upcoming Community Conversation for the entire Ross community! Lunch will be provided! Why are disabled people so poorly represented in academia and the workplace? And why is it taboo to discuss disability in these settings? Join Business Leaders for Diverse Abilities (BLDA) for an insightful panel conversation with Ross Faculty, Ross Staff, and Ross

LSA Workshop: Disability 101 & Identity Development

Online Ann Arbor, MI

In this workshop we will explore the world of identity development and how it is impacted by Disability. We will unpack what a social construct is and whether or not Disability meets that definition. We will also examine how social constructs such as race and class interact with Disability. Moreso, we will discuss concepts such

Recurring Event Understanding Privilege

Understanding Privilege

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Privilege is often misunderstood when used in a DEI context. An individual can have privilege in one area and not another. Life may not have been easy, yet an individual could still have elements of privilege. In this session, we will explore the nuances around privilege as it relates to diversity, equity and inclusion in

Lead in the water: What are the educational impacts on Flint students?

Weill Hall - 1110 Betty Ford Classroom 735 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI

In early 2016, the Flint Water Crisis captured national attention - major news outlets reported that the city’s tap water had been contaminated with lead since April of 2014. Given the well-documented detrimental effects of lead exposure in early childhood on cognitive development, many worried that the academic progress of Flint's youngest residents may have

Trauma-Informed Interpersonal Practice with Marginalized Clients

Online Ann Arbor, MI

As social workers, it is imperative that we understand that psychotherapy and other forms of interpersonal practice can be biased against BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, those with disabilities, among those with marginalized identities. This session explores how psychotherapy can be biased, and how psychotherapists can and should be more inclusive, trauma-informed, and equity-driven in their practice with

Sustainable Seasons – Healthy Holidays

Shapiro Library - Lobby 919 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI

Stop by the U-M Sustainable Seasons - Healthy Holidays event on December 1 from 1-3 p.m. in the Shapiro Lobby. This event draws on the connections between environmental and social sustainability, and personal and community wellness to help create a happier, healthier holiday season. Bring a mug to fill with free hot cocoa and visit

Tracy Reese

Michigan Theater 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI

Tracy Reese is an American designer whose signature rich, daring colors and unique prints are crafted into joyful, feminine clothing for modern women. Tracy Reese’s design philosophy is rooted in a commitment to bringing out the beauty in women of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Tracy Reese launched her namesake fashion brand in 1998 in

Recurring Event Anti Racism and Food Justice

Anti Racism and Food Justice

Betsy Barbour House - UMSFP Food Lab in Basement of Betsy Barbour 420 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI

Interested in food sustainability or social justice initiatives? Want to explore ways to resist white supremacy within the food system? Come join one of our biweekly meetings to get involved with The University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program. We have four different groups to join, all with different themes. Fill out the interest form and

Issues in STEM Discussion Group: How We Do Research

Undergraduate Science Building - 3236 204 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI

For the December "Issues in STEM" discussion group, we will talk about contemporary questions around scientific ethics and social responsibility. In two of the pieces for this month, we will learn how our own biases or the lack of diversity on a research team can inadvertently cause harm. - Lack of Gender Diversity in Drug

Wellness Activities and Food Sustainability

Betsy Barbour House - UMSFP Food Lab in Basement of Betsy Barbour 420 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI

Interested in food sustainability or social justice initiatives? Want to engage in creative expression and open discussion? Come join one of our biweekly meetings to get involved with The University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program. We have four different groups to join, all with different themes. Fill out the interest form and come to a