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ECE Culture

We believe that real solutions can only be found when people from all identities and walks of life have seats at the table and opportunities to lead. We are committed to ensuring our environment is one that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion for all members of the ECE and U-M community. Join us in making this a community where we lift each other up.

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Vision, Mission, and Values

Learn more about our commitment to fostering an environment of compassion and excellence.

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ECE is committed to building a more inclusive and supportive environment that will welcome people from all identities.

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Community-Building Student Groups

These groups help connect you to people with shared experiences across the department, college, and university.

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Cultural & Diversity Events

We are proud to celebrate events and holidays from around the world!

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See ECE DEI Event Listings >

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Diversity & Outreach Stories

Curious how ECE applies to outreach and diversity? Check out these stories on the impact of our research, events, and programs.

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DEI Resources

There are many resources and centers on campus dedicated to ensuring a welcoming environment for all. Here’s a list of places where you can find additional support!

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DEI Funding Support

We provide financial support for student groups and projects focused on supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

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Land Acknowledgement

The University of Michigan, named for Michigami, the world’s largest freshwater system located in the Huron River watershed, was formed and has grown through connections with the land stewarded by Niswi Ishkodewan Anishinaabeg: The Three Fires People, who are the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi, along with their neighbors the Seneca, Delaware, Shawnee and Wyandot nations.

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