See firsthand the progress that OVPDEMA has made at Indiana University in our 2017-2018 annual report. Explore the story of diversity and inclusion at IU through university-wide data, executive summaries and the stories of the students, faculty, and staff making a difference on all of our campuses.
Throughout March, celebrate the accomplishments of women at IU and beyond during Women's History Month. At OVPDEMA, we celebrate the stories of all women, honoring their success and efforts to make a change in our community.Learn more
The Indiana University annual Traditional Powwow attracts hundreds of visitors each year and boasts a line-up of nationally known dancers and singers, along with traditional foods, crafts, and dance clothing. Performers of all ages participate, carrying on the traditions of their people as they represent them through their feathers and beadwork, their dance clothes, the songs they sing, and the styles in which they dance. Event is FREE-everyone welcome!Learn more
Throughout April, join us in celebrating our diversity during Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. For a full schedule of events, visit the Asian Culture Center's website.Schedule of Events
The African American Dance Company presents the 21st Annual Dance Workshop on March 22 and March 23, 2019, at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center on the IU Bloomington campus. The Dance Workshop exposes participants to dance from the perspectives of African American culture and the broader African Diaspora through master classes, panel discussions, and enlightening dialogue.Register
Strong and effective mentoring networks are among the most important components of a student’s academic and professional success. When you are matched with a mentor, you will receive one-on-one expert advice, support, and encouragement. In addition, your mentor will provide guidance that connects your present academic experiences with your future life plans.Request Mentor Today
Celebrate tradition, culture, inclusivity, and achievement at OVPDEMA's year-end celebrations. Stay tuned for more information about events taking place in April.View Events
Indiana University engaged independent consulting firm Halualani & Associates to conduct diversity assessments for each of IU’s campuses. Along with graduation and retention reports, the firm made recommendations for subsequent action steps each campus as IU continues to strive for inclusive excellence.
Campus Pride, a national nonprofit network of student leaders and campus groups devoted to improving college life for lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer students across the U.S., named IU Bloomington in its 2018 list of top LBGTQ-friendly colleges, an accolade the campus received for the sixth time.Read more about the ranking
Indiana University Bloomington and IUPUI have once again received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.Read more about the award
We invite university and community members to explore our inclusive campus environments tool kit, an assembly of resources and services designed to educate and support in developing and sustaining living, learning, and working environments that are welcoming and inclusive for all.
Gabriel Escobedo, Graduate Assistant at La Casa Latino Cultural Center
“Immediately, the directors treated me like family. I felt like they were my aunts.”Read Gabriel’s story
Grace Shen, 2016 IU Bloomington Commencement Speaker
“When you do start the conversation, you learn a lot from each other.”Read Grace’s story
Alaina Roberts, Ph.D. recipient
“I found out that there had not really been much research done on that at all, so I wanted to tell the story of my ancestors and other people like them.”Read Alaina's story
Diversity and multiculturalism show the true strength of a campus. In order to tackle broader issues facing us, we must bring together and reconcile our differences, and tap into the wealth of our diversity.Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast Student Government Association President
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IMU University Club President’s Room