May 9, 2023
Dean of School for Cultural and Social Transformation is named
University of Utah Provost Mitzi M. Montoya announced that Ruma Chopra has accepted an offer to serve as dean of the School for Cultural and Social Transformation.
December 16, 2022
Making it Accessible
For the Day of Disability and Neurodiversity, a panel of campus experts provided brief overviews and demonstrations of basic accessibility practices for communications and event planning.
May 4, 2022
Transformative Intersectional Collective (TRIC) Pedagogy Workshop
In this opening presentation for the TRIC Pedagogy Workshop, Dr. Nirmala Erevelles prompts attendees to think about how to teach and engage disability in our courses and classrooms.
April 8, 2022
Disability, Eco(in)justice, and Transnational Solidarity
Nirmala Erevelles draws on criticism to explain how the story of environmental (in)justice is tied to racialized, classed, casteist and ableist histories and discusses the implications for transformative praxis.
March 25, 2022
Student-2-Know: Sydney Kincart
Transform is filled with changemakers you need to know! Meet Sydney Kincart, a disability studies minor, who wants to pursue a career in disability policy and advocacy work.
January 20, 2022
U awarded prestigious Mellon Foundation Grant
Funding will create an intersectional studies collective in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation.
July 9, 2021
2021 Transform Awards & Recognitions
Year after year, our team continues to impress -- gathering awards and recognitions throughout the university and at national organizations. Congratulations to these recipients!
July 9, 2021
Celebrating 5 years of Transform
Asked to personally reflect on this happiness, the inaugural dean of Transform, professor Kathryn Bond Stockton, harks to her early days at the U.
April 20, 2021
Irving K. Zola Emerging Scholar Award
Dr. Lezlie Frye has won the 2020 Irving K. Zola Award for Emerging Scholars in Disability Studies for her paper Cripping the “Crack Baby” Epidemic: A Feminist Genealogy.
March 29, 2021
Everyday Survival and Collective Accountability
Margaret Price draws upon data from a study with disabled faculty to highlight themes demonstrate that all participants in higher education will benefit from a cultural shift toward shared accountability and interdependent forms of care.