Typically celebrated across the country during June, many Pride Month events are either canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, Indiana University continues to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community across all its campuses in a variety of ways.
At IU, we denounce all forms of bigotry, hate, and racism, and we will continue to do so.
Indiana University’s 21st Century Scholars and Community and School Partnerships programs have partnered with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) to launch a new initiative.
The Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA) is excited to announce the 2020-2021 recipients of the OVPDEMA scholarships, which recognize student excellence across cultural and academic centers as well as showcase the intersection of philanthropy and student diversity at Indiana University.
Traditionally for OVPDEMA Student Features, we highlight an outstanding senior involved with one of the many culture centers on campus, exploring their work and experience at IU.
During April, Indiana University traditionally celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) with the Asian Culture Center (ACC) hosting a variety of events. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the ACC’s programs were postponed or canceled.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Amrita Myers and the Department of History’s Diversity Committee had planned to host the Social Justice in America Series (SJAS) in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs during the Spring semester.
The Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA) includes a variety of academic units, culture centers, and scholarship groups under its umbrella and provided hundreds of students the opportunity to learn, grow, and find a home at Indiana University.
For our student feature, we’re highlighting Anthony Lee Murdock II, a second-year J.D. student at the IU McKinney School of Law.
Indiana University South Bend has the unique distinction of being home to the Civil Rights Heritage Center. Located off campus in what was once the Engman Public Natatorium, the building housed Indiana’s largest indoor pool when it was constructed in 1922.
Every month, OVPDEMA highlights a graduating student involved with one of the many culture centers on campus, exploring their work and experience at IU. Featured this month is Anna Mach, a senior studying viola performance and music theory at the Jacobs School of Music.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect millions of people, members of our community are doing their best to provide resources and guidance for those affected by the virus.
As the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak continues to dominate the media, it is essential to have clear and accessible information on the disease. Many FAQs and fact sheets provided by organizations like the World Health Organization are available in a limited number of languages, however.
From Feb. 14-16, several IU students attended the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) held in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
On May 1, the Office of the Vice President for Diversity Equity and Multicultural Affairs will work in tandem with Pathways to Social Change.
The United States Census is a governmental mandate designed to count the population of the United States and its five territories.
COVID-19 continues to impact Indiana University with students being taught virtually while faculty and staff telecommute through programs like Zoom.