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Call for Nominations to CAS-MAX Diversity Council

posted on: Aug. 4, 2021

The College of Arts & Sciences along with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs invites nominations for staff and student representatives to serve on the inaugural CAS-MAX Diversity Council for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Chauvin Trial Virtual Teach-In

posted on: April 20, 2021

To help viewers consider the factors and implications surrounding the May 2020 killing of George Floyd — and the subsequent trial of police officer Derek Chauvin in spring 2021 ­– the College of Arts and Sciences has organized a virtual teach-in.

On the Shoulders of Giants

posted on: Jan. 22, 2021

On November 3, 2020, I commemorated Election Day by wearing a shirt that listed these names: Ida [B. Wells], Maya [Angelou], Fannie Lou [Hammer], Harriet [Tubman], and Sojourner [Truth]. I wanted to honor the legacy that Black women have had in Black liberation and in demanding justice and accountability of the U.S. in the face of its democratic ideals.


posted on: Aug. 13, 2020

This is the first of what I hope will be periodic updates on our plan and actions to expand equity and inclusion, underway at A&S since 2017.