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The Civil and Environmental Engineering disciplines play a vital role in people’s lives, perhaps with greater reach than any other engineering discipline. It is of utmost importance to ensure equity and justice for all within the disciplines and to welcome the experiences and knowledge that come with diverse identities. The CEE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee will lead the department in acknowledging ways that civil and environmental infrastructure can perpetuate social and environmental injustices, and highlighting ways that our disciplines can contribute to a more equitable future. The Committee’s ultimate goal is a culture of tolerance, acceptance and respect that spans our students, postdocs, staff and faculty.

Advancing CEE: ECRSS

The purpose of this program is to highlight exceptional research being led by senior graduate students, postdocs, and assistant professors who are underrepresented in the field.

Check out our new DEI Database!

A community resource for merging DEI and CEE education by providing cases illustrating the intersection of CEE and issues of equity and justice.

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The committee has identified six broad categories to guide the department’s DEI efforts.

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CEE DEI Committee

Find contact information for committee members, learn what the committee is working on, and get involved.

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DEI Events

Looking for more ways to engage? Check out all the upcoming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion events at the University of Michigan.

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CEEFA Guests

Looking to earn DEI certification? Here are more details about the certificate in CEE. Faculty should use this link; staff and students can access through the button below:

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Have a concern?

If you have experienced or been witness to discrimination, harassment or misconduct of any kind and would like to report it, here are some of the ways to do so.

Campus Climate Concerns

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