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SHP Diversity and Inclusion Corner 1.25.18

Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Corner

HELLO and thank you for engaging the SHP IDE newsletter. For questions, suggestions, or concerns contact the SHP Diversity & Inclusion Graduate Research Assistant, Sarah L. Hairston at

NEW – office hours. Stop by to say hello!

Lewis Hall room 420

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays from 10 am – 3:30 pm

Fridays by appointment

Announcements from the Dean’s Ad Hoc Committee on Inclusion

Traveling Library

Diversity across the Curriculum subcommittee

Lewis 8th floor hallway

Did you know that there are over 74 books and movies available to faculty and staff to check out from our traveling diversity and inclusion library? Themes range from age, community disability, ethnicity, family, gender, health, nationality/regionality, politics, religion, race, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation.

If you have any questions or recommendations for the traveling library, please contact

Sarah at


Traveling Library

Diversity across the Curriculum

Have you already checked out something from the traveling library? We would love to hear from you and add your thoughts to the Diversity across the Curriculum canvas page.

Rather than a scholarly synopsis, reflect on how the book or movie influenced you personally and/or professionally. Email or send a word document attachment to Evan Prost at

Events and Professional Development Opportunities

 Three Miles on This American Life

Hear what happens when a program brings together kids from two schools. One school is public and in the country’s poorest congressional district. The other is private and costs $43,000/year. They are three miles apart. The hope is that kids connect, but some of the public school kids just cannot get over the divide. To listen, click HERE.


Healing From Racial Injustices

Every Friday, January 19th– May 4th, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Multicultural Center

 University of Missouri Non-Discrimination Policies

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!  It is against University of Missouri policies to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. We also prohibit sexual misconduct, sexual exploitation, stalking, dating/intimate partner violence, and bias-motivated violence. You can report discrimination to the MU Office for Civil Rights & Title IX, and if you do, you are protected from retaliation. Please take time to learn more about our policies and processes and about resources available through the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity.