Browsing Category: Diversity

Democracy, Diversity, inclusion, Social Justice

Nikole Hannah Jones Speaks at UVA

Journalist Nikole Hannah Jones, creator of the 1619 Project, visited UVA to dialogue with President Ryan and Charlottesville community leaders.  Hannah Jones’ 1619 Project explores how the legacy slavery shapes and informs the national narratives of the United States.  You can watch her talks in their entirety at the Democracy…

By Christie Julien-

Happy Juneteenth!

On calendars everywhere “Juneteenth” is showing up.  If you are like me, you had to google it.  I wasn’t sure if it was some summertime thing or what.  Well, I was a bit embarrassed when I saw the summary in Wikipedia…Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity, Uncategorized

Happy Pride Month

As Pride month continues and parades and events happen all across the US I was taken by the message Meagan Fitzgerald shared on the NBC evening news in Washington, DC on June 2, 2019.   Her lead into her engagement announcement is just fantastic!  Please take 1:18 to listen.Also…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity, leveraging difference, Uncategorized, Women

Thought Leadership

Institutions of higher education are filled with smart people – students, staff and faculty alike. I’m going to focus on just one of those groups today, faculty. Our faculty are teaching the next generation of leaders and researching in hopes of solving real-world problems. This research tends to get…

By Wendy Huber-