Intergroup Relations

Annual Award Ceremony and Graduation Celebration

You're invited to join the Program on Intergroup Relations as we celebrate our graduates on Thursday, April 28 with the IGR Graduation Open House! Visit our office on S. University between 12:00–4:00 p.m. to pick up cords and certificates, mingle with faculty, and enjoy a festive graduation atmosphere! Friends and family welcome. Masks required. 

Graduating students are asked to complete the IGR Graduation Survey no later than 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 28, 2022. 

Survey for Graduating Students


Michigan League Ballroom

IGR Outstanding Alumnx Award (OAA)

In celebration of the outstanding work in social justice done by The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) alumnx around the globe, we are excited to honor one exceptional alumnx with the Outstanding Alumnx Award (OAA)!

The award honors an IGR alumnx who embodies and exemplifies the values and ethics of the program contributing toward advancing positive intergroup relations and promoting social justice through their personal and professional lives in an effort to create a more just and inclusive society and world.

Javier Solorzano Parada

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Former IGR facilitator on learning about race and student safety

Chaddrick James-Gallaway discusses school rules and critical race theory in K-12 education in an essay penned for ‘Thursday Thoughts,’ a series from the Office of Community College Research and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Portrait of Chaddrick James-Gallaway


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