“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 […]
For Dani Castillo, opening her home — and her heart — is the right thing to do By Shelby Williamson, senior communication specialist in the Office of Marketing and Communication As the child of immigrants, Daniela Castillo has a special place in her heart for those seeking a better life in the United States. So […]
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. […]
Dwayne Burtin, web producer in the Office of Marketing and Communication, has been named a member of the 2019 Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media, a partnership between Poynter Institute and The Washington Post. The academy recognizes pioneers in the field of digital media from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds who have demonstrated an aptitude for […]
By Saul Lopez, graduate assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion The Marquette University School of Dentistry is home to nearly 400 students — Chante Parker now has the unique privilege of serving nearly half of them as the second-year class president. She is the first African American to hold the distinction. An […]
In 2016 when Melissa Evans, Comm ’13, was working as a health reporter for the Texas Tribune, she was asked to staff the state legislative session. Evans was eager to hear top leaders respond to a report that had recently come out about poor maternal healthcare in Texas. According to the report, pregnant women and […]