Intergroup Relations

COVID-19 Updates

Due to ongoing circumstances with the COVID-19 virus, IGR is taking precautionary steps in accordance with the University of Michigan. IGR has canceled all in-person classes, workshops, and events effective March 12 through April 21, 2020. In addition, as of March 24, the physical office has been closed and will remain so through April 13. The program is open online and is continuing operations remotely.

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The Institute

The National Intergroup Dialogue Institute (The Institute) is an annual opportunity for higher education professionals (faculty and staff) to learn the philosophy and model of IGR for the purposes of creating dialogue programs on their home campuses. This year the Institute is scheduled for June 22nd - 25th, 2020 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Join us in learning about intergroup dialogue and how you might use it at your institution!

The Institute 2020

Welcome letter from the Co-Directors

Welcome to The Program on Intergroup Relations at the University of Michigan. IGR at U-M is the oldest program of its kind in higher education, and we pride ourselves not only on being student-focused but also for generously supporting the development of similar programs across the country.

Co-Directors Donna Rich Kaplowitz and Monita C. Thompson


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Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2592

Phone734-936-1875 (Phone)
Phone734-763-2731 (Fax)

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