CAPS to host Diversity Institute

Counseling and Psychological Services is hosting the 13th annual Diversity Institute with the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion on the second floor of the M.D. Anderson Memorial Library.

This year’s theme is “Together, creating a picture of inclusion.” The institute will include cross-cultural activities, presentations on diverse topics and a multicultural-themed luncheon.

Mikki Hebi of Rice University will speak about “A Primer on Size Discrimination;” Maria Curtis of UH-Clear Lake will lecture on “Islam in America: Stereotypes, Gender Realities and Hope for Understanding;” and diversity strategist Craig Clayton will lecture about “Eliminating Unconscious Bias … It’s Everyone’s Business.”

Registration is free and open to the UH and Houston community. To register, visit institute.html.

The event is sponsored by the C.T. Bauer College of Business, DSAES Professional Development Committee, UH Wellness Center and the UH Urban Experience Program.

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