The Lachowiec Lab cultivates an environment that seeks outs, values, supports, and uplifts the actions and voices of people of all identities.

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Recent Events

  • January 25, 2022: The PSPP DEI Committee hosted a seminar "Bobcat Strong: Become an Active Bystander".
  • November 21-23, 2022: Dr. Lachowiec attended Days of Piikani at Blackfeet Community College to learn Blackfeet culture and ways of knowing.
  • March 23, 2021: PSPP department members explored Intersectionality and Privilege through a workshop hosted by MSU Professional Development & Training staff.
  • February 12, 2021: Dr. Lachowiec will represent PSPP as a Diversity Partner to the MSU College of Agriculture. More details on our actions soon.
  • October 27, 2020: Dr. Lachowiec was a panelist for a discussion on the film Picture A Scientist. A recording of the discussion is available at this link: 
  • October 5, 2020: Lab members practiced Exploring Cultural Identity through a departmental workshop.
  • October 3, 2020: Dr. Lachowiec completed part I of the Indigenous Mentoring Program.
  • August 5, 2020: PSPP Diversity Committee hosted "Implicit Bias Awareness Skill Building" offered by EmpowerMT
  • June 12, 2020: LEAD: "I Can't Breathe" - A Call to Action for Leaders in Higher Education, hosted by U of Michigan
  • January 22, 2020: What your students want you to know...About Disability and Accessibility
  • December 19, 2019: Creating Accessible MSU Web Content
  • October 3, 2019: Reflecting on aspects of cultural identity that are salient for faculty and staff and how they impact their work
  • April 4, 2018: Inclusivity in the Classroom
  • November 14 - December 6, 2017: Safe Zone Training



Outside of MSU (compiled by D&I Officer Ariel Donohue)

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