DEI Events

Fall 2020: Upcoming Events


Sporting Blackness

Thursday, September 24
3:30 - 4:45 pm CT
 
Join the Department of Radio-Television-Film and the Center for Sports Communication & Media for a panel discussion on Dr. Samantha N. Sheppard's new book, Sporting Blackness: Race, Embodiment, and Critical Muscle Memory on Screen (University of California Press).
 
Tuesday, September 22
4:30 p.m. CT
 
A conversation hosted by the colleges of Natural Sciences and Liberal Arts, learn about a new research-practice partnership at UT in which STEM faculty will play a central part.
 
Speakers include: Carol Dweck of Stanford University, Mary Murphy of Indiana University, and David Yeager of UT Austin.
 
Thursday, October 8
3:30 - 5:00 pm CT
 
In order to learn more about the experiences of our international students, and to see how much interest there is in creating a network, Moody College Global Engagement Committee will be hosting a virtual "town hall" event in partnership with Associate Dean Ya’Ke Smith from the Moody College Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. At this event, international students will be invited to ask questions and present issues facing them as an international student, and discuss the creation of a student network.
 

Know the Power of Your Vote With Russell Boyd II and Skyller Walkes

Wednesday, September 16
5 p.m. CT
 
Join College of Pharmacy Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Skyller Walkes, Ph.D. and Russell Boyd II for an online discussion about the power of your vote. Boyd is an activist, organizer, and currently serves as the National Field Organizer with the NAACP Youth & College Division.