Equity, Inclusion and Race Related Articles
Driven by a passion for uplifting women and girls in tech, Kim Wilkens has built a thriving career as a teacher, nonprofit leader, and community advocate. Earning her doctorate at UVA is helping her take her passion to the next level.
Emma is from Pierz, Minnesota, and is graduating with a master’s degree in Educational Psychology-Applied Developmental Science.
Antonio Brodie Jr. is looking to make his mark in both the education and business sectors by working on critical projects with African American stakeholders in mind.
The professor and author of “Race on Campus: Debunking Myths with Data” spoke to the UVA EHD community about the complexity of the Asian-American community.
A seminar held during UVA’s biennial Black Alumni Weekend spotlighted three education leaders and UVA EHD alumni, kicking off a wider effort to build community among the School’s alumni of color.
Teachers, school administrators, researchers and nonprofit leaders in Charlottesville are working together to build a model for how to improve computer science education in elementary schools.
New findings from Youth-Nex researchers suggest that peer collaboration across language backgrounds is linked to better participation in middle school classrooms and learning for all students.
Oral storytelling is a significant part of Black history in America. A UVA project is keeping the oral tradition alive for a new generation of teachers and students.
UVA Law Professor Kimberly Robinson and Louisiana’s Caddo Parrish Public Schools Superintendent Lamar Goree offer insights.
Rachel Wahl shares how taking a step back and asking important questions is critical to the work of improving education and human development.
Alexis Ward, a graduate student in the School of Education and Human Development, has been working to improve the lives of people with disabilities ever since she was a kid.
During this fall's Hispanic Heritage Month the team of researchers at the UVA Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) initiative is working to highlight the increasing need for diagnostic and support resources for Hispanic families impacted by autism.
The UVA School of Education and Human Development is launching a new series to bring in speakers who are both scholars of DEI in higher education as well as leaders in implementing initiatives to advance DEI.
UVA President Jim Ryan will join the First-Generation Graduate Student Coalition kick-off event Thursday, October 7th on the UVA Lawn.
Counselor education professor Joseph Williams shares his thoughts on the need for a whole-child approach, the role of school counselors, and how to bring an equity lens to social-emotional learning.
Three new grants will fund workforce development in data science for young adults with autism, anti-racist teacher education, and a children’s book collection designed for COVID-19 education and support.
Margaret Thornton is leading a push to recognize the life and accomplishments of E. Louise Stokes Hunter, who earned her doctorate in education from UVA in 1953.
The UVA Center for Race and Public Education (CRPES) is hosting a hybrid 2021 Freedom School for 3rd through 8th grade students.
In the last installment of the University's series on "UVA and the History of Race," Associate Professor Emerita Patrice Preston Grimes details the history of the "Deseg Center," created at the School in 1967 to provide technical assistance and funding for the state to achieve public school integration.
The author of “The Privileged Poor” spoke with the UVA community about what it means to be a low-income or first-generation student in an elite campus environment.