By Mariet Bejarano, student communication intern, and Alan Chavoya, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion On Oct. 24, 2018, the university hosted “Privilege: Let’s Go There,” in the Varsity Theatre on campus. The event was designed to address campus concerns about racism, discrimination, microaggressions and ways to confront these issues. The intent […]
By Alan Chavoya, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Marquette on Sept. 19 and 20 hosted its inaugural Linguistic Diversity Symposium featuring renowned linguists Dr. Kim Potowski and Dr. Walt Wolfram. Organized by Dr. Sonia Barnes, assistant professor of Spanish, and in collaboration with Dr. Steve Hartman Keiser, associate professor of […]
The importance of diversity is taught in many ways at Marquette, but students in Dr. Jeffrey Coleman’s Hispanic Theatre & Performance course were treated to a unique experience that included Lin-Manual Miranda’s “In the Heights.” Before Miranda wrote “Hamilton,” he wrote and starred in “In the Heights,” a musical that celebrates diversity by combining Latin […]
By Alan Chavoya, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion On Sept. 12–13, Dr. Gina Ann García, a leading scholar on the organizational culture of Hispanic-Serving Institutions, gave a series of presentations to the Marquette community on culturally enhancing practices. García, who is an assistant professor in the Department of Administrative and […]
By Alan Chavoya, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion On Aug. 21–22, 2018, Marquette hosted its inaugural RISE (Ready to Inspire Success and Excellence) pre-orientation program for students of color. Led by the Division of Student Affairs, and in collaboration with the Office of Admissions and the Office of Institutional Diversity […]
by Alan Chavoya, M.A. Candidate, Department of Philosophy, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion has launched the pilot phase of its initiative to support Employee Resource Groups. The university established these groups to support employees from a broad range of backgrounds in response to concerns about a sense of […]
Marquette University’s Solidarity In Action student organization hosted the third annual Dreamers Gala: Love Has No Borders, on Wednesday, March 21, in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. The sold-out event raised more than $50,000. Photos taken by Michael Carpenter, intern in the Office of Marketing and Communication.