ISRDI Named the 2018 UMN Outstanding Unit for Diversity and Equity
The Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation (ISRDI), the parent organization for MPC, received the University of Minnesota 2018 Outstanding Unit Award for Equity and Diversity for 2018. This award honors exemplary campuses, colleges, departments, or units that demonstrate leadership in equity and diversity work at the University of Minnesota. ISRDI was recognized for the MPC Summer Diversity Fellowship Program and for the Institutes commitment and efforts to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. The award citation noted the Institute's dedication to creating spaces that encourage and embrace inclusiveness, equal opportunity, and respect, with the overall goal of establishing an environment that is welcoming and nurturing for all.
Read about our inaugural Fellowship program in the 2015 newsletter.
Meet our most recent Fellows on the Office for Equity and Diversity blog.
Read about the results of a project from the 2017 Fellowship.
Learn about some of the work former Fellows have done on the IPUMS blog:
- Learning from Data: From Systemization to Investigation, August 18, 2016
- IPUMS-International and IPUMS-DHS Stats Education Outreach, August 22, 2017
- IPUMS-Terra: Speeding up Data Transformations, September 5, 2017