The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) fosters a culture where every member of the community feels values, supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals with an uncommon will.
The You Belong Here initiative is supported by the CANR and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI).
Supporting a sense of belonging
You Belong Here ways to connect include:
- Take a photo by the You Belong Here door.
- Nominate faculty and staff members for You Belong Here Champion Award.
- Participate in Intercultural CANR events and learn about the initiative.
- You Belong Here Champion Award.
Celebrating Women in Science at Our Table
MSU AgBioResearch and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources celebrated women in STEM fields at the February Our Table event. The panelists and attendees discussed ways to grow and advocate for women and underrepresented groups moving forward.
MSU BLACK HISTORY
Talesha Dokes, Ph.D., reflects on Myrtle Craig Mowbray
Talesha Dokes, Ph.D., was the first African American woman to earn a doctorate degree in fisheries and wildlife from Michigan State University. Dokes reflects on Myrtle Craig Mowbray's contributions as the first African American woman to graduate from Michigan Agricultural College in 1907.Find out more
MENTORING THE FUTURE
Leading the Way
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, through several different programs, works to mentor beginning faculty, young alumni and students. In this video, you’ll meet a student, Ty’Carria, who is studying fisheries and wildlife; and Alexis Horton, who works with the Department of Natural Resources. Both women are benefitting from mentorship opportunities provided through the college’s Multicultural Apprenticeship Program, a summer program for high school students in Michigan.LEARN MORE
ODEI Presents, Virtual Settings: Ripe Environment for Unconscious Bias with Amy Bonomi, PhD, MPH and Nelia Viveiros, EdD, LLB
June 10, 2020 12:00PM - 1:30PM Zoom Webinar
This seminar explores how unconscious bias manifests in virtual settings through language, symbolism and nonverbal cues to privilege and disadvantage at social identity point.
June 10, 2020 12:00PM - 1:30PM Webinar
This CANR Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion seminar explores how unconscious bias manifests in virtual settings through language, symbolism and nonverbal cues to privilege and disadvantage at different social identity points.
November 6, 2020 - November 8, 2020 MSU Kellogg Center
The Advancement, Cultivation and Training (ACT) Future Faculty Program was rescheduled for Nov. 6-8, 2020, in East Lansing, Michigan. (It was previously scheduled for April 24-26, 2020 dates.)
Published on May 31, 2020
CANR Dean Ron Hendrick makes a renewed commitment to ally ourselves in ways that serve and support others, especially those who have been marginalized or hurt by recent events.
Published on May 31, 2020
CANR Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Quentin Tyler calls the CANR community to collectively support those who experience bias, racism, xenophobia, prejudice and discrimination.
Published on March 24, 2020
Quentin Tyler, CANR associate dean and director for diversity, equity and inclusion, encourages building community and advocating for each other during these challenging times.
Published on February 27, 2020
Jade Mitchell, an associate professor in the Michigan State University Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, is part of a project to reduce health hazards of low-flow water systems.