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Mizzou Law’s One Read Program featured in AALL Spectrum

Mizzou Law Librarian Cindy Bassett co-authored an article that appears in the January/February 2021 issue of AALL Spectrum, a publication of the American Association of Law Libraries. A Voices Across the Spectrum feature, the article, Tough Conversations about Race: Let the Book Start the Discussion, shares information about Mizzou Law’s One Read Program. It explains why it started in the…

Professor Mitchell honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor S. David Mitchell is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2021 Diversity and Inclusion awards. Mitchell is the Ruth L. Hulston Professor of Law and recently became one of the two inaugural co-directors of the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship & Justice at Mizzou. Mitchell has been with the law school since 2006 and had…

Professor Scales-Ferguson to be panelist for State of Inclusivity 2020 Conference

Professor Chalana Scales-Ferguson, director of Mizzou Law’s Academic Success Program, will serve as a panelist during the Inclusive Impact Institute’s “State of Inclusivity 2020” virtual conference on August 6. She will be in a session entitled, “It’s Time: Elevating the Voices of Black Women.” The keynote speaker for the conference will be Ijeoma Oluo, author of “So You Want to…

Professor Henson honored with Diversity and Inclusion Award

Professor Chuck Henson is among the winners of the Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 Diversity and Inclusion awards. The awards recognize attorneys, firms and organizations, who are nominated by peers, for significantly advancing diversity, inclusion and the dignity of all people in Missouri’s legal profession and in communities in which exceptional legal work impacts justice for all. Four Mizzou Law alumni…

Professor Abrams: “Women as Boys’ Varsity Coaches”

For the past ten years, Professor Douglas E. Abrams has written nearly 300 essays for leading youth sports websites. In a recent essay, he urges public high schools and middle schools to “consider, and indeed encourage, head coaching and assistant coaching applications from women as well as men.” Consideration and encouragement should extend to boys’ teams as well as girls’…

Professor Abrams Urges Including Persons With Disabilities in Youth Sports

For the past ten years, Professor Douglas E. Abrams has written nearly 300 essays for leading youth sports websites. His most recent essay, Lessons From a Player and a Coach Who Have Overcome Disabilities, tells the stories of a 14-year-old Texas high school football quarterback and a 30-year-old California junior varsity head coach. The player competes on racing blades because when…

Professor Jerry Participates in Campus Free Speech Discussion

Professor Bob Jerry was one of 40 invited participants in an American Council on Education roundtable discussion on “Campus Inclusion and Free Expression” held recently at the University of Michigan. Kevin McDonald, Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity and Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Missouri was a panelist. The goal of the event was to engage higher education leaders…

Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at Harvard about Mizzou Protests

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke on February 12 at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His talk was titled, “The 2015 University of Missouri Protests: Lessons for University Administrators and Student Activists.” The HGSE Office of Student Affairs, along with the Equity & Inclusion Fellows Program, sponsored his visit. After Professor Trachtenberg’s talk, he participated in a panel about student protests,…