University of Vermont

Diversity Task Force Update October 2013

This year, the Rubenstein School Diversity Task Force is co-chaired by graduate student Shelley Hart and undergraduate Flore Costume. Shelley is a 2nd year grad student in RSENR and the TA for the NR 6 Race & Culture in Natural Resources course this fall.  Flore is a 2nd year undergrad student in RSENR and a USDA Multicultural Scholar.

The Diversity Task force is busy putting on a wide variety of events this fall, from inspiring speakers to the “We Are Rubenstein” Campaign celebrating the diversity of students and student interests that make Rubenstein a multi-dimensional community.

DTF Events:

October 10, 2013 Albert Huang, Senior Attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council speaking on Environmental Justice, McCarthy Recital Hall, St. Michael's College

October 21, 2013 "We Are Rubenstein" Campaign

October 23, 2013  Diversity Task Force Meeting, 10:30am, Aiken 311

October 28, 2013 Diversity Conference hosted by the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center, co-sponsored by RSENR

November 15, 2013 RSENR hosted Friday Breakfast at the UVM ALANA Student Center

November 20, 2013 Diversity Task Force Meeting, 10:30am, Aiken 311

December 4, 2013 Diversity Task Force Meeting, 10:30am, Aiken 311