The College of Education and Human Sciences is committed to taking action toward inclusive excellence, including sharing resources that enable faculty, staff and students to pursue their own learning journey individually or collectively.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion regularly shares university and community-based resources to improve opportunities for all people who connect and engage with campus. A June 1 message from Marco Barker, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, includes links to resources for individuals seeking education and information as we navigate how we might heal, learn and connect. Learn more 

Events and Conversations

#NCLUDE is a community of learners dedicated to understanding diversity through education. The series of virtual conversations are intended to help students, faculty, staff, alum and the greater community understand and embrace the opportunities we have to create a greater sense of inclusion for all. Learn more

Hosted by OASIS, the weekly Dish it Up session is a safe space for students, faculty and staff to share their personal views, engage in civil discussion and learn from others. Dish it Up happens every Tuesday from noon – 1 p.m. Learn more

The Association of International Education Administrators is hosting a virtual town hall on the future of study abroad, June 26 at noon CT. Learn more 

The Nebraska Alumni Association and the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services will discuss the movie “Just Mercy” on June 30 at 6 p.m. Learn more

Diversity@Workplace Consulting Group is hosting an honors class on "Microagressions at the Workplace," exploring what microagrression is, how it shows up at the workplace and how to mitigate it. The event is scheduled for July 9 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. CT. Learn more 

The "SpeakOut Summer Institute"  July 13 - 16 will delve into equity education pedagogy, models and tools for dynamic on-campus and online learning. Learn more

Jodi-Ann Burey will host an interactive webinar, July 16 from 2 - 3 p.m. CT, reviewing case study examples on the experiences women of color face at work. Learn more 

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides diversity education by request. All requests must be submitted at least four weeks in advance of the event date. Learn more

Counseling and Support

Students – Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to providing compassionate care for all students who need support. Learn more

Faculty & Staff – Human Resources offers a number of health and wellness resources, including the Employee Assistance Program which offers personal and work confidential counseling services for a variety of topics. Learn more

Education and Information 

Kelli King, director of the William H. Thompson Scholars Learning Community, has organized a repository of resources including books, articles, documentaries, movies podcasts and more to help anyone interested in learning more about African American history in America. There is also an opportunity to contribute to this list of resources. Learn more 

UNL Libraries Diversity Committee has curated information on the university’s response, how to help internet resources, recommended reading and more. Learn more  

The Schmid Law Library has compiled a resource list on the role of race in society and in our legal istitutions. Learn more

Definitions - The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is committed to cultivating an inclusive excellence mindset across the institution. To accomplish this, it’s important to understand exactly what is meant by inclusive excellence. Learn more


  • The International Consortium for Multilingual Excellence in Education is hosting a summer online book club for educators. The first book the group will discuss is "The Racial Healing Handbook," sharing practical activities to help you challenge privilege, confront systemic racism and engage in collective healing. Learn more 
  • An Essential Reading Guide for Fighting Racism Learn more
  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Learn More 


  • Ten “Must Watch” Black History Documentaries Learn more
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Podcasts That Confront Racism in America Learn more


Teaching Tolerance has resources to help facilitate discussions about race and guide students through lessons on white privilege, economic inequality, mass incarceration, the complexities of identity and more. Learn more

Other Resources

White People Talking to White People About Racism  - The University of Southern California Race and Equity Center hosted a national virtual forum focused on racism. A recording of White People Talking to White People About Racism is available on YouTube. Watch Video

Talking About Race - The National Museum of African American History and Culture has organized tools and guidance to inspire conversations about race. Learn more

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge - For 21 days, do one action to further your understanding of power, privilege, supremacy, oppression and equity. Learn more