Building Multicultural Engineers

Diverse teams get better results. To grow into the kind of engineer who can adapt in a rapidly changing world, you’ll need to understand how to make the most of the diverse strengths of your team.

We’re proud of how diverse our student body is but we know that we can do better. We’re working to not only enroll more female students and students of color year over year, but also to provide supports that help students feel at home, excel and graduate.

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The U-M Spectrum Center paired 55 LGBTQ+ staff and faculty with student mentees.

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More than 75 students, faculty and staff took part in 1st Gen Engin mentoring event.

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On average, 13% of U-M Engineering students are members of underrepresented minority groups, a number we work hard to improve.

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