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“Me Too” movement founder visits campus for diversity symposium

Maeve Gurnis, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Faculty, staff and students filled UVM’s Grand Maple Ballroom, eager to listen to Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement.   Burke delivered the keynote speech for Blackboard Jungle 12, UVM’s 12th annual symposium designed to build understanding of diversity and inclusivity March 21....

Diversity forum educates faculty and staff

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UVM students, faculty and Burlington community members gather for the 10th annual  Blackboard Jungle Symposium March 31 in the Silver Maple Ballroom.

Joey Waldinger, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

A crowd of scholars, faculty and students sat in the Silver Maple ballroom waiting to hear a presentation related to diversity at UVM. UVM held its 10th annual Blackboard Jungle Symposium March 30 and 31. The symposium was hosted by Office of the Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity an...

Symposium addresses cultural pluralism

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

 UVM’s devotion to cultural pluralism is promoted through education for students and faculty, according to the UVM website. Dr. Lacretia Johnson Flash, the senior advisor and chief of staff to the vice president for human resources, diversity and multicultural affairs hosted UVM’s eighth annual Bl...

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