Core Concepts Series


Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate the rapidly changing environment.

  • Sessions scheduled in March will be delivered in person with a Zoom option.
  • Sessions scheduled in April will be delivered via Zoom.
  • Decisions on May sessions will be made on April 1 pending further decisions made by the Chancellor.

Join Us

Join IDE’S Office of Inclusive Engagement for our Spring 2020 Core Concept Series. Diversity and inclusion are labels used to express complex, multi-faceted organizational strategies, goals and values. The purpose of the Core Concepts Series is to provide members of the Mizzou community with a foundational understanding of essential ideas to promote diversity and inclusion at Mizzou. Time: Noon-1 p.m. Dates:

  • Feb. 12: NYT’s Project 1619: The Founding Ideas of America
  • March 11: Nevertheless, She Persisted: Gender Stereotype and the Impact on Career Choices
  • Zoom: April 1: Orientalism and Western Perceptions of the World
  • May 6: Universal Design and Disability Justice

Place: Hill Hall 314 unless specified Register Pre-Registration is required for all sessions. Participants must attend three presentations to earn a Certificate of Completion. We welcome requests for ADA accommodations. Please contact Alejandra Gudiño at to make arrangements. Take a LEAP with IDE. Content from infographic in paragraph describing LEAP principles below. More information about our sessions.