The Graduate School Fights for Social Justice

black lives matter

What the Graduate School is Doing

  • The Graduate School will increase funding to the Graduate Students of Color Association
  • The Graduate School will develop a workshop series to support professional development and networking for students of color
  • The UMass Amherst Graduate School’s Office of Inclusion and Engagement (OIE) and the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) have collaborated to develop a new initiative called “Empowering Future Leaders for an Inclusive Academy." 
  • In the Fall, The Graduate School will hold training called "Culturally Aware Mentoring" for mentors of graduate students and postdocs (more details to come)