Diversity Commitment News

FAS EDI Learning Program Launch

September 21, 2022

The FAS EDI Learning Program is launching with  Difficult Conversations are Courageous, featuring Angela Shaw. This event is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, at 3 pm in Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302). Please RSVP online via UT Learn.

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FAS EDI Learning Survey Results

September 14, 2022

Dear FAS Community,

Thank you for participating in the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Learning Survey. Your input is invaluable and will be the basis for ongoing growth across our portfolio.

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FAS Storytelling: Black Staff Experience

February 22, 2022

The FAS EDI Committee will host a virtual event for staff who identify as Black to share their personal stories about their contributions and experiences at work and within their communities. The forum will also explore ways we can support and elevate an inclusive workplace for all.

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FAS EDI Committee Partners with HealthPoint on “Deserving of Joy: The Impact of Trauma on the Black Community and the Quest for Keeping the Joy”

January 26, 2022

To commemorate Black History Month, the FAS Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee and HealthPoint are hosting their third gathering of the Building Community During Times of Change series.

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    National Native American Heritage Month serves as reminder of campus diversity and environmental stewardship

    November 23, 2021

    Great strides have been made in recent years to recognize more formally the history of the Americas prior to European colonization. In 2020, UT Austin’s Native American and Indigenous Studies program released a Land Acknowledgement for use across the university to demonstrate respect for the historic and current presence of Indigenous Peoples in the Greater Austin area and statewide.

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