The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosts and sponsors a number of engaging and relevant signature events that move diversity, equity, and inclusion forward at UVM. We invite all members of the UVM community to find out more about each of our special events and programs below.

    Andrew Harris Commons Legacy Breakfast

    October 2020

    A Sunday Morning Coffee House featuring Food, Music & Reflection.  Begin your morning with a bountiful harvest breakfast in a relaxing and welcoming environment as we honor the legacy of UVM community members who led the way to inspire and strengthen our diverse campus community.

    Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration & Education Series

    Ibram X. Kendi

    January 2021

    Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the MLK programs and events to be held through out one week in January each year. This includes a keynote speaker, performances at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, educational programming, and more.  

    MLK Celebration & Education Series

    Blackboard Jungle Symposium

    Blackboard Jungle Symposium: Tarana Burke

    March 2021

    The Blackboard Jungle Symposium is designed to support UVM faculty, staff, and all others seeking to develop skills, knowledge, and a deeper understanding of diversity that supports excellence in teaching, service, and research. The symposium sessions are dedicated to creating “open spaces” where all members of our community can participate in authentic dialogue, valued reflection, and expanded learning to promote inclusive excellence for all.

    Blackboard Jungle Symposium Details