This year the Diversity and Inclusion Office has selected a fantastic title for the campus read: Geoffrey L. Cohen’s Belonging: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides. An esteemed professor of psychology and Organization Studies at Stanford University, Cohen shares essential and novel insights into how individuals can create and nurture a sense of belonging among diverse perspectives and environments. Highlighting the impact our lived experiences may have on our abilities to forge authentic connections, this timely and necessary work provides a roadmap to bridging our differences to create dynamic and important ways to create a sense of belonging and improve our world one interaction at a time.
Stay tuned for information about upcoming reads in 2023!
The DES and You
Jan 17, 2023 12:00 PM
35th Annual Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration of Service
January 25, 2023 12:00 PM
Bonus Step: Check out additional resources on this site to "Take a Deeper Dive"
April 19 2023 2-3pm: DIO Campus Read Event:
Join us to discuss Belonging Dr. Cohen via Zoom! Bring your questions, insights and comments as we discuss diversity, belonging, and so much more.
Register: April 19
Support for diversity and the cultivation of an inclusive campus for learners, faculty, and staff is an essential component of UMass Chan's Impact 2025 Strategic Plan.
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