Oct 29, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Rising to the Challenges of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work

Nothing is certain about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work in higher education, and the last few years have brought many challenges to our work.

Jun 8, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Suddenly, Sharp Focus on the Work of Ibram X. Kendi

Last January, many in NC State's campus community had never heard of author, educator and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University Ibram X. Kendi.

Jun 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

COVID-19, Police Violence Disproportionately Affect Black People

As people across the globe take to the streets to protest police violence following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, infectious disease experts, doctors and governments are concerned about a potential increase in COVID-19 cases. 

May 30, 2020  |  Vice Provost

Statement Regarding the Events in Minneapolis

We call the names of those who have been victims of racism, violence and unjust treatment in this country — a list that is far, far too long — so that we actively reinforce the inherent value of the human lives that these names represent.

Feb 11, 2019

What We Must Acknowledge During Black History Month

Read Vice Provost Sheri Schwab's statement on uncomfortable realities and taking purposeful action for meaningful change.

Mar 3, 2016

Book Review: Taking on Diversity

If you’ve ever wanted to know what NC State students encounter these days in the areas of interpersonal relations and diversity, Taking on Diversity: How To Move From Anxiety To Respect (by NC State Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Psychology Rupert Nacoste, Prometheus Books, 2015) provides a close-up look at some of their experiences. In many instances, it ain’t pretty.