The Office of Diversity & Inclusion hosts or supports events on and off campus that promote a vision of a more diverse, accepting, educated community. Here is the 2019-2020 event calendar:

Some of our regular offerings include the Cultural Competency Lecture Series, the Diversity & Inclusion Planning Retreat, and the Diversity & Inclusion Champion Awards.  We also provide Upstander Training facilitated by Fit Oshkosh and special events, many cosponsored with on- and off-campus groups and organizations.  

We hope you'll join us for upcoming events you'll see in the drop-down menu, as well as on the Lawrence calendar of events.  For an overview of all of our 2019-2020 planned events, training opportunities, and more, please see the linked document here.


Sunday, October 20, 2019

  • LI Cultural Dinner
    5:00pm Warch Campus Center 324 - Somerset Room
    Lawrence International's annual Cultural Dinner event. This event is ticketed. Please contact LI@lawrence.edu for tickets or more information. This is a diversity-related event.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

  • Employee Resource Group - Fall Gathering
    5:00pm Memorial Hall 113 - Diversity Center
    A gathering of faculty and staff members of Lawrence Employee Resource Groups (ERG) including: Employees of Color, Emergening Professionals, PRIDE (LGBQQIA+) Global Employees of Lawrence (GEL). RSVP at http://go.lawrence.edu/13545. Food catered from a local POC-owned restaurant will be provided. This is a diversity-related event.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

  • LU Unplugged
    7:00am Sabin House 112 - Meditation Room, Sabin House 113 - Living Room, Sabin House 114 - Community Room, & Sabin House 225 - Group Room
    Free yourself from your screens, cords, and plugs and take a day to reconnect IRL. Let meetspace be your only space for the day. Look for the many extra activities available on campus that will help you connect in ways that screens don't. Rediscover the ability to explore in the absence of push messaging, reminder notifications, precipitation alerts, and the pull of the unread text. This event enhances spiritual and religious life. This is a diversity-related event.
  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity Workshop, "Every Term Needs a Plan"
    9:00am Warch Campus Center 225 - Esch Hurvis Room (Hurvis)
    This workshop will help participants take time out of their schedule to identify personal and professional goals, create a strategic plan to accomplish them, and identify the types of community, support, and accountability necessary to have the most productive and balanced semester ever. This is a diversity-related event.

Friday, October 25, 2019

  • Shabbat
    5:30pm Sabin House 113 - Living Room
    join with Hillel for Shabbat at Sabin House This event enhances spiritual and religious life. This is a diversity-related event.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

  • Diwali / Deepavali-Festival of Lights
    5:00pm Sabin House 113 - Living Room & Sabin House 114 - Community Room
    Enjoy candles and colored rice at Sabin House for this annual Festival of Lights. This event enhances spiritual and religious life. This is a diversity-related event.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

  • LEDS Spill the Tea
    4:30pm Memorial Hall 105 - Classroom
    An event encouraging students to voice feedback in a student only listening session about their classroom experiences and experiences of marginalization. This is a diversity-related event.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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