Summer Express Series

IDE Express Summer 2020 Offerings

Due to an overwhelming positive response to these offerings, our summer registration has closed. However, you can still enroll in courses from our UM System partners at UMKC and UMSL! See below for further information


Course information (all sessions 1-3 p.m.):

  • June 8: The Sciences of Unconscious Bias and its Professional Implications
  • June 25: Understanding our Privilege and its Impact
  • July 1: Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World
  • July 10: Crucial Conversations


Course information:

  • Inclusive Language Series — Focus on Race/Ethnicity
    • 10-11 a.m. June 3 OR
    • 1-2 p.m. June 5
  • Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Series — Part 1: Introduction to Unconscious Bias
    • 10-11 a.m. June 10 OR
    • 1-2 p.m. June 12
  • Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Series — Part 2: The Impact of Unconscious Bias on decision-making and evaluation
    • 10-11 a.m. June 17 OR
    • 1-2 p.m. June 19
  • Unconscious Bias in the Workplace Series — Part 3: Mitigating and Overriding Unconscious Bias
    • 10-11 a.m. June 24
    • 1-2 p.m. June 26
  • The Traffic Light Model for Diversity Competence Series — Red Light Skills for putting a stop to Microaggressions and other oppressive behaviors
    • 10-11 a.m. July 8 OR
    • 1-2 p.m. July 10
  • The Traffic Light Model for Diversity Competence Series — Yellow Light Skills for slowing down when encountering cultural differences
    • 10-11 a.m. July 15 OR
    • 1-2 p.m. July 17
  • The Traffic Light Model for Diversity Competence Series — Green Light Skills for moving forward toward Inclusive Excellence
    • 10-11 a.m. July 22 OR
    • 1-2 p.m. July 24

MU Summer Express

Summer Express is a compilation of our popular 2019-20 sessions, conveniently offered via Zoom to make participation easy! Make them a part of your summer routine and increase your knowledge and skills around inclusion, diversity and equity in the process.


Imposter Syndrome and Belonging
2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2

Beyond Assimilation: Unpacking the Myth of the Melting Pot
9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 11

Identity, Defensiveness and White Fragility
2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16

“How to Be an Antiracist” Book Discussion
9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 25

Journey for Full Citizenship and the Right to Vote
2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Gender Stereotype and the Impact on Career Choices
9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 9

Cultivating Trust and Igniting Engagement
2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14

IDE’s Office of Inclusive Engagement fosters inclusive excellence by facilitating engaging learning spaces that invite multiple perspectives and identities, which builds the competencies and skills of the Mizzou community. Learn more about OIE sessions.