By Andrea García, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Last month on Sept. 18, best friends and dynamic duo Evelia Guerrero and Elizabeth Murillo made history as the first Latina students to be elected as Marquette University Student Government (MUSG) president and vice president. What started out as playful ribbing between […]
An interview with Dr. William Welburn By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Last month I sat down with William Welburn, vice president for inclusive excellence for Marquette University’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, to talk about how the office is adapting to the current situation. Dr. Welburn leads […]
“Paso a Paso,” a Latin dance student organization on campus, turns to Instagram to engage members during social distancing.
Launched in 2018, Womxn of Color builds community among women of color on campus through programming, social events and networking opportunities. The objective is to provide resources for underrepresented women in a variety of ways – both formally and informally. This group is one of seven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are supported by Marquette’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.
Celebrating wide-ranging accomplishments of Marquette alumni
By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Earlier this month, Marquette’s Black Student Council had the opportunity to travel to the annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale University, which took place Jan. 30 to Feb. 2. This completely student run conference hosts more than 700 students from all across […]
By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion A newly formed student organization aims to help underrepresented students build their professional networks: The Minority Scholars Mentoring Program (MSMP). Led by Kaitlin Johnstone and Sunitha Doreivelu, seniors in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, MSMP aims to connect students of […]
By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion How do you succeed in a place that is foreign to you? As a college student, how do you relate to the people around you when you’re the only one in your family to ever set foot on a college campus? These […]
Dear Marquette community: Earlier this week, the Supreme Court started hearing oral arguments in a case that will eventually determine the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We are writing to the campus community today to express Marquette’s unequivocal support for DACA recipients, their families and others who may be affected […]
By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion A junior in the Klingler College of Arts & Sciences and a recipient of Marquette University’s Center for Peacemaking Fellowship, Johnny Irias Puerto can be found talking to the students floating around the second floor of the AMU on a September afternoon. […]