Check out featured diversity, equity, and inclusion related stories in the news:
- Diversity Abroad: Leading Study Abroad as an African-American Faculty Member
Join a discussion with panelists Dr. Glenn Ross, Dr. Cyntoria Johnson and Dr. Kim Ramsey-White as they share insights on their experiences, challenges and rewards gained from leading study abroad programs as African-American faculty. This event is part of a Study Abroad Programs’ initiative to increase African-American male students and African-American faculty study abroad participation.
- World Autism Awareness Day - April 2
- The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day (A/RES/62/139) to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism so they can lead full and meaningful lives as an integral part of society. Read more to learn about its history and how the UN observes this day.
- NCAA Women's Final: Stanford Wins Championship With Victory Over Arizona
- On Sunday, April 4, Stanford defeated Arizona Sunday night 54-53 in the women's NCAA finals, securing their third-ever championship title. The Cardinal's victory in San Antonio gives the Pac-12 its first national women's championship since Stanford last won in 1992.
- The Easter Parade That Could Not Be Stopped
- Officially, the Fifth Avenue ceremony was virtual. In reality, some could not resist the spring weather and chance to peacock.
- The Origins and Practices of Holidays: Buddha’s Birthday - April 8
The Buddha's Birthday is an important day of celebration for Buddhists around the world. The holiday is traditionally celebrated in most of East Asia to commemorate the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama. He is the founder of Buddhism, and is also known as the Gautama Buddha.