Intergroup Relations


Summer Youth Dialogue Students Make Their Voices Heard!

Thanks for the voices of several students in U-M's National Youth Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity in Metro Detroit, the state departments of Education and Civil Rights will be collaborating to create a more inclusive history curriculum for the state of Michigan. Students, we are so proud of you for making yourselves heard and creating change where we live! Read more here.


FY15 IGR Publications and Presentations

Below is a summary of IGR's publications and presentations within the last fiscal year. 

Bolen, R., & Dessel, A. (2014). Is discrimination against Evangelical Christians a problem in social work education? A methodological review. In A. Dessel & R. Bolen (Eds.), Conservative Christian beliefs and sexual orientation in social work: Privilege, oppression, and the pursuit of human rights (pp. 195-218). Alexandria, VA: CSWE Press.


IGR's Student Engagement Team

April 2015

If you've been to an IGR study break, gotten your photo on our Community Wall (called "The Many Faces of IGR"), engaged in IGR's conversation nights (such as the one on yoga and cultural appropriation), or been involved as a student in any way this past semester, then you've probably interacted with IGR's Student Engagement Team!

The team's goal is to bring together all students involved in IGR's various programs and initiatives, in order to develop camaraderie and build community. Says Carly Manes, a current member of the team:


IGR's Dan Green Wins U-M NAACP Award for Outstanding Graduate Student

April 2015

IGR would like to extend a hearty congratulations to our Graduate Intern Dan Green, for his recent win of the Homer A. Neal Award for Outstanding Graduate Student at the 2015 Michigan Chapter - NAACP Image Awards. This awards ceremony, which was held on April 19 this year, recognized several U-M students for their achievements. 


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