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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.