MAC committee members respond to the question: "Why is MAC important?"
"MAC understands the importance of diversity in an academic setting and does an outstanding job of creating an accepting environment for faculty, students, and staff."
"It is the only committee at the Dental School made up of students, staff and faculty that is focused on diversity. That is why I have joined and that is why I stay."
"The MAC committee serves to inspire individuals to embrace the evolving, diverse, dental field."
"Through education and advocacy, the Multicultural Affairs Committee of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry strives to represent the globalized society in which we live."
"The Multicultural Affairs Committee is important for promoting cultural events that can benefit all of the faculty, students, and staff at the University of Michigan."
"Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with, and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without." - William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
"I believe in Excellence through diversity and hope that the MAC can support our dental school in their efforts related to diversity."
"MAC plays an important role in influencing culturally diverse events for students and faculty to engage in together to increase awareness."
"Diversity is important to me because I feel must learn to live together. I believe our individual differences could unite as a whole IF we are accepted, receptive and inclusive."
"MAC is the antibiotic that offers individuals opportunities to heal from the illnesses of discrimination, exploitation, segregation, humiliation, and people’s inhumanity to each other, thus supporting justice and equality for ALL humankind."