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NEW EPISODE | In The Margins, Ep. 28: Leveling The Playing Field for Student-Athletes at the NCAA — A Q&A with Felicia M...
05/09/2021

NEW EPISODE | In The Margins, Ep. 28: Leveling The Playing Field for Student-Athletes at the NCAA — A Q&A with Felicia Martin (NCAA Eligibility Center)

Listen here: https://bddy.me/3evkGh1

Join this Q&A session with Felicia Martin, vice president of the Eligibility Center, NCAA, and featured speaker for the 2020 Virtual Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars award ceremony. Get to know Felicia Martin as you learn about her work at the NCAA Eligibility Center as well as the center's most recent pivots to adapt to the effects of COVID-19. Find out what changes the center has made to achieve diversity and equity for student-athletes and its current efforts to reach more underrepresented students. Felicia also shares her thoughts on recent criticisms of the NCAA as well as her future hopes and plans for the center.

NEW EPISODE | In The Margins, Ep. 28: Leveling The Playing Field for Student-Athletes at the NCAA — A Q&A with Felicia Martin (NCAA Eligibility Center)

Listen here: https://bddy.me/3evkGh1

Join this Q&A session with Felicia Martin, vice president of the Eligibility Center, NCAA, and featured speaker for the 2020 Virtual Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars award ceremony. Get to know Felicia Martin as you learn about her work at the NCAA Eligibility Center as well as the center's most recent pivots to adapt to the effects of COVID-19. Find out what changes the center has made to achieve diversity and equity for student-athletes and its current efforts to reach more underrepresented students. Felicia also shares her thoughts on recent criticisms of the NCAA as well as her future hopes and plans for the center.

Over the last year, the stressors of the two pandemics—COVID-19 and racial injustice—have negatively impacted the mental...
05/08/2021
Togetherall Offers Anonymous Peer-to-Peer Mental Health Support - Higher Education

Over the last year, the stressors of the two pandemics—COVID-19 and racial injustice—have negatively impacted the mental health of college students. Especially students of color.

Read more: https://diverseeducation.com/article/214156

Over the last year, the stressors of the two pandemics—COVID-19 and racial injustice—have negatively impacted the mental health of college students. Especially students of color.

05/06/2021
In The Margins - Ep. 28

GET READY | Leveling The Playing Field for Student-Athletes at the NCAA — A Q&A with Felicia Martin airs tomorrow.

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04/08/2021

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With COVID-19 vaccine distribution progressing, colleges and universities are looking to address health inequities, accessibility challenges and immunization hesitancy within their local communities.

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https://diverseeducation.com/article/210842

MORE HEADLINES | Mass Vaccine Center to Open at Virginia State University’s Ettrick CampusRead more:https://diverseeduca...
03/17/2021
Mass Vaccine Center to Open at Virginia State University’s Ettrick Campus - Higher Education

MORE HEADLINES | Mass Vaccine Center to Open at Virginia State University’s Ettrick Campus

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https://diverseeducation.com/article/208522/

The center will be available for residents in Chesterfield, Colonial Heights and the Crater Health District, which serves areas such as Petersburg, Hopewell and Emporia. The center will only be available for people pre-registered for the COVID-19 vaccine and with appointments. No walk-in appointment...

MORE HEADLINES | Weill Cornell Medicine  to Launch Programs for Faculty Diversity Through $5 Million Mastercard Impact F...
03/17/2021
Weill Cornell Medicine to Launch Programs for Faculty Diversity Through $5 Million Mastercard Impact Fund Grant - Higher Education

MORE HEADLINES | Weill Cornell Medicine to Launch Programs for Faculty Diversity Through $5 Million Mastercard Impact Fund Grant

https://diverseeducation.com/article/208542

#dei #diversity #equity #inclusion #health

Weill Cornell Medicine will launch several programs to create a more diverse faculty through a $5 million grant from the Mastercard Impact Fund.

Louisiana health care provider Ochsner Health has committed $20 million to the nursing program at Delgado Community Coll...
03/02/2021
Louisiana Health Provider Teams With Community College to Address Nurse Shortage - Higher Education

Louisiana health care provider Ochsner Health has committed $20 million to the nursing program at Delgado Community College in New Orleans.

https://diverseeducation.com/article/206608

Louisiana health care provider Ochsner Health has committed $20 million to the nursing program at Delgado Community College in New Orleans. The announcement comes as the Louisiana State Board of Nursing forecasts a significant shortage of nurses across the state over the next several years.

ICYMI | The University of Minnesota recently entered a partnership designed to further advance health sciences higher ed...
03/01/2021
UMN Collaboration Seeks to Strengthen Healthcare Workforce in Afghanistan - Diverse Health

ICYMI | The University of Minnesota recently entered a partnership designed to further advance health sciences higher education and strengthen the healthcare workforce in Afghanistan over a five-year period.

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http://divhealth.net/news-1/9649/

The University of Minnesota recently entered a partnership designed to further advance health sciences higher education and strengthen the healthcare workforce in Afghanistan over a five-year period.

Fighting Against Historic Distrust and Misinformation To Save African American Patients - Higher Education
02/09/2021
Fighting Against Historic Distrust and Misinformation To Save African American Patients - Higher Education

Fighting Against Historic Distrust and Misinformation To Save African American Patients - Higher Education

A few hours after receiving the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, president of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), says she was “feeling great.” Rice, who says she has “a history of participating in clinical trials,” received her first dose of the vaccine on D...

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A new on-campus internship program at Michigan State University aims to help young adults with int...
10/12/2016
Youth With Disabilities Get Internships - Diverse Health

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A new on-campus internship program at Michigan State University aims to help young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities prepare for the workplace.

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A new on-campus internship program at Michigan State University aims to help young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities prepare for the workplace.

Inside Higher Ed reports on plans at the University of Vermont College of Medicine to revamp its academic approach, repl...
10/04/2016
Vermont to Use New Medical Teaching Model - Diverse Health

Inside Higher Ed reports on plans at the University of Vermont College of Medicine to revamp its academic approach, replacing traditional classroom lectures with video instruction and application-based learning with in-person “active learning” settings.

Inside Higher Ed reports on plans at the University of Vermont College of Medicine to revamp its academic approach, replacing traditional classroom lectures with video instruction and application-based learning with in-person “active learning” settings.

RIO DE JANEIRO — Inside the Olympic Park, there are ramps, strategically placed railings, tactile paving inside venues, ...
09/20/2016
Paralympics: Rio Isn’t So Disability-Friendly - Diverse Health

RIO DE JANEIRO — Inside the Olympic Park, there are ramps, strategically placed railings, tactile paving inside venues, and more. It’s evident that experts designed the grounds for the Summer Games and Paralympics to be accessible to people with disabilities.

RIO DE JANEIRO — Inside the Olympic Park, there are ramps, strategically placed railings, tactile paving inside venues, and more. It’s evident that experts designed the grounds for the Summer Games and Paralympics to be accessible to people with disabilities.

Recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD(link is external)) study, the largest long-term study o...
09/19/2016
NIH Wants 10,000 Children for Landmark Brain Study - Diverse Health

Recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD(link is external)) study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States, began today. The landmark study by the National Institutes of Health will follow the biological and behavioral development of more than 10,000 children beginning at ages 9-10 through adolescence into early adulthood. Recruitment will be done over a two-year period through partnerships with public and private schools near research sites across the country as well as through twin registries.

Recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD(link is external)) study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States, began today. The landmark study by the National Institutes of Health will follow the biological and behavioral developmen...

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. — Some Scottsbluff-area residents have joined a social media movement and are meeting monthly to decre...
08/30/2016
“Buddy Check 22” Helping Veterans - Diverse Health

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. — Some Scottsbluff-area residents have joined a social media movement and are meeting monthly to decrease the suicide rate of veterans.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. — Some Scottsbluff-area residents have joined a social media movement and are meeting monthly to decrease the suicide rate of veterans.

While a higher percentage of black children show the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than wh...
08/30/2016
ADHD in Often Missed in Children of Color - Diverse Health

While a higher percentage of black children show the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than white kids, they are less likely to be diagnosed or treated for the disorder, researchers report.

While a higher percentage of black children show the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than white kids, they are less likely to be diagnosed or treated for the disorder, researchers report.

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