Stay Connected. Get Involved.

Whether you’re interested in the Common Read program, Diversity Week, the many events organized by Harris Student Organizations, or simply want to be an ally, there are a great number of opportunities to get involved in diversity and inclusion efforts at Harris. We invite you to stay connected with recent news, upcoming events, and our annual programs.

Email the Diversity & Inclusion office (harrisdiversity@uchicago.edu) to get involved.

Public Statements

In the wake of the brutal killing of George Floyd and countless other men and women who have endured hate and violence because of the color of their skin, our community is experiencing a range of emotions that we are all struggling to process. In the emotional aftermath of yet another senseless killing of an African-American at the hands of the police, Harris issued the following statement on racial injustice.

Additional News

Upcoming Harris Events

Join the Harris community for the following events:

Perspectives: A Conversation with Dr. Janice Jackson

Mon, Nov. 30 | 6:00 p.m - 7 p.m.

For the inaugural event in Harris’ “Perspectives” speaker series, an initiative of Harris’ Office of Diversity & Inclusion, join Dr. Janice K. Jackson, EdD, the CEO of Chicago Public Schools (CPS), for an in-depth discussion on how CPS is advancing principles of equity and inclusivity in the curricula and culture of the third-largest school district in the United States to improve educational outcomes for all children, one of the key priorities during her time in office. 

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Diversity Days 2020

Thurs, Nov. 5 -  Sat, Nov. 7 

Thank you for joining Harris for its annual Diversity Days for prospective students, featuring keynote by Valerie B. Jarrett. 

Visit the Harris events page for a full listing of upcoming events.