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MSI Connect Mixer

Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Rackham is hosting a Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Welcome Mixer. If you are a student, faculty, or staff alumni from an MSI, currently work with MSIs, or have an interest in learning more about MSIs you are welcome to join us. There will be free grab-and-go meals available to those who RSVP. This is a […]

MSI Connect: Beyond the Academy—From HBCUs to Non-Academic Careers

Exectutive Board Room, 1st Floor, Rackham Building 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

In this MSI Connect event, a panel of four HBCU alumnae and Ph.D.s will discuss their experiences in attaining Ph.D.s and pursuing non-academic career paths. This will be a virtual panel, however we have created space for those who are interested, to join us in person to view the panel and have lunch and discussion […]

Minority Serving Institutions Initiative Coffee Chat Series: Complicating the Black Student Experiences at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Online

Drawing from findings from a national study involving four HBCUs of different sizes, designations, and mission statements and 80 students, this presentation will discuss the importance of looking at the within-group differences among Black students at HBCUs. Findings that will center this presentation emerged from a larger qualitative study that sought to understand how the […]

Rackham Minority Serving Institutions Initiative Coffee Chat Series: Bearing Witness to Racialized Fear While Being Black in the Academy—Lessons Learned about Belonging from Black History Month to Juneteenth

Online

To all who yearn to hear it, contrary to what it may look (and feel) like at times: YOU BELONG HERE. Sense of belonging is a basic human need, fundamentally important to our existence. Yet, the academy is comprised of racist, sexist, classist, homophobic, and other oppressive forces (e.g., policies, practices) that compound and conspire […]

MSI Connect Mixer—Fall Welcome

Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The Rackham Graduate School Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) team would like to welcome you all back this fall to an MSI Connect Mixer. If you are a student, faculty, or staff alumni from an MSI, currently work with MSIs, or have an interest in learning more about MSIs you are welcome to join us. There […]