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In an effort to increase the number of underrepresented students looking to become veterinarians, the Virginia-Maryland ...
09/09/2021
Scholarship Created to Diversify Veterinary Profession

In an effort to increase the number of underrepresented students looking to become veterinarians, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, has announced the creation of a scholarship to support diversity with the College and within the veterinary profession at large.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/latest-news/article/15114547/scholarship-created-to-diversify-veterinary-profession

In an effort to increase the number of underrepresented students looking to become veterinarians, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, has announced the creation of a scholarship to support diversity.

Can hula dancing improve or delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communitie...
09/08/2021
Researchers Engage Natives in Alzheimer's Research

Can hula dancing improve or delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities?

https://www.diverseeducation.com/demographics/asian-american-pacific-islander/article/15114496/researchers-engage-natives-in-alzheimers-research

DemographicsAsian American Pacific IslanderResearchers Engage Natives in Alzheimer's ResearchJessica RufSep 7, 2021Can hula dancing improve or delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities? That's a question being explored by researchers from The Unive...

Black American college students are disproportionately affected by excessive alcohol use, and they are more likely to ex...
09/07/2021
Racial Discrimination Impacts Mental Health and Alcohol Use in Black Students

Black American college students are disproportionately affected by excessive alcohol use, and they are more likely to experience more negative social and health effects from drinking, compared to their white peers.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/students/article/15114431/racial-discrimination-impacts-mental-health-and-alcohol-use-in-black-students

Study argues that Black students who engage in excessive alcohol use, experience negative social and health effects.

The University of Massachusetts has received its largest gift to date: $50 million in cash from UMass Lowell alumni Robe...
09/02/2021
UMass Receives $50M, Its Largest Gift to Date

The University of Massachusetts has received its largest gift to date: $50 million in cash from UMass Lowell alumni Robert and Donna Manning.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15114377/umass-receives-50m-its-largest-gift-to-date

News RoundupUMass Receives Largest Gift to Date — $50M From Alumni CoupleSep 1, 2021The University of Massachusetts has received its largest gift to date: $50 million in cash from UMass Lowell alumni Robert and Donna Manning. The gift will go toward "increasing access and opportunity across the fi...

Montana State University's College of Nursing has received $101 million — the largest donation ever given to a U.S. nurs...
08/31/2021
Montana State Receives $101M, Largest Gift Ever Given to a U.S. Nursing college

Montana State University's College of Nursing has received $101 million — the largest donation ever given to a U.S. nursing college.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/health/article/15114294/montana-state-receives-101m-largest-gift-ever-given-to-a-us-nursing-college

HealthMontana State Receives $101M, Largest Gift Ever Given to a U.S. Nursing collegeAug 30, 2021Montana State University's College of Nursing has received $101 million — the largest donation ever given to a U.S. nursing college. The gift comes from Goosehead Insurance Inc. founders and Montana na...

Dr. Andrea A. Hayes has been named the first woman chair of the department of surgery at Howard University. She has also...
08/30/2021
Howard University Names First Woman Chair of the Department of Surgery

Dr. Andrea A. Hayes has been named the first woman chair of the department of surgery at Howard University. She has also been appointed associate director of the Cancer Center.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15114241/howard-university-names-first-woman-chair-of-the-department-of-surgery

Dr. Andrea A. Hayes has been named the first woman chair of the department of surgery at Howard University. She has also been appointed associate director of the Cancer Center.

In a survey conducted by Lauren's Kids, a nonprofit that educates parents and children about sexual violence, more than ...
08/28/2021
New Survey Indicates Over 25% of Student Athletes Experience Sexual Abuse on Campus

In a survey conducted by Lauren's Kids, a nonprofit that educates parents and children about sexual violence, more than one quarter of current or former student athletes reported experiencing sexual assault of harassment perpetrated by someone in a position of power on their campus.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/sports/article/15114208/new-survey-indicates-over-25-of-student-athletes-experience-sexual-abuse-on-campus

More than one quarter of current or former student athletes reported experiencing sexual assault of harassment perpetrated by someone on campus.

08/26/2021
The University of Virginia (UVA) disenrolled 238 students for the fall semester for not getting COVID-19 vaccines. https...
08/24/2021
U of Virginia Disenrolls 238 Students For Ignoring COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

The University of Virginia (UVA) disenrolled 238 students for the fall semester for not getting COVID-19 vaccines.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/covid-19/article/15114084/u-of-virginia-disenrolls-238-students-for-ignoring-covid19-vaccine-mandate

COVID-19UVA Disenrolls 238 Students For Ignoring COVID-19 Vaccine MandateJessica RufAug 23, 2021The University of Virginia (UVA) disenrolled 238 students for the fall semester for not getting COVID-19 vaccines, reports CNN. Like other schools across the nation, UVA's COVID-19 policies require that "...

Dr. Nandi A. Marshall has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at Georgia Southern University’s Jiann-Ping ...
08/23/2021
Dr. Nandi Marshall Named an Associate Dean at Georgia Southern's College of Public Health

Dr. Nandi A. Marshall has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at Georgia Southern University’s Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH).

https://www.diverseeducation.com/faculty-staff/article/15114020/dr-nandi-marshall-named-an-associate-dean-at-georgia-southerns-college-of-public-health

Faculty & StaffDr. Nandi Marshall Named an Associate Dean at Georgia Southern's College of Public HealthAug 20, 2021Dr. Nandi A. Marshall has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at Georgia Southern University’s Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH).An associate professor ...

As most students will be returning to campus in the fall, administrators from higher education institutions and mental h...
08/21/2021
Webinar Discusses Ways to Promote Racial Equality in Student Mental Health

As most students will be returning to campus in the fall, administrators from higher education institutions and mental health experts gathered virtually on Thursday to discuss how to best help students navigate through the upcoming semester.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/students/article/15114012/webinar-discusses-ways-to-promote-racial-equality-in-student-mental-health

As most students will be returning to campus in the fall, administrators from higher education institutions and mental health experts gathered virtually on Thursday to discuss how to best help students navigate through the upcoming semester.

The increase in COVID-19 cases in South Carolina has led SC State University to delay the start of its fall semester unt...
08/19/2021
South Carolina State University Pushes Fall Start Back Due to COVID-19

The increase in COVID-19 cases in South Carolina has led SC State University to delay the start of its fall semester until Monday, August 23.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/institutions/hbcus/article/15113971/south-carolina-state-university-pushes-fall-start-back-due-to-covid19

The increase in COVID-19 cases in South Carolina has led South Carolina State University to delay the start of its fall semester until Monday, August 23.

Xavier University in Louisiana has announced Dr. Angela Graham-Williams will join the university later this month as the...
08/17/2021
Dr. Angela Graham-Williams Joins Xavier University

Xavier University in Louisiana has announced Dr. Angela Graham-Williams will join the university later this month as the director of the Counseling and Wellness department.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/institutions/hbcus/article/15113889/dr-angela-grahamwilliams-joins-xavier-university

Xavier University in Louisiana has announced that Dr. Angela Graham-Williams will join the university later this month as the Director of the Counseling and Wellness department.

With Texas facing a critical shortage of primary care physicians, Bank of America has awarded a $1 million grant to the ...
08/13/2021
$1M Grant to Houston Medical School Addresses Primary Care Shortage in Texas

With Texas facing a critical shortage of primary care physicians, Bank of America has awarded a $1 million grant to the UH College of Medicine, which was founded last year.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15113781/1m-grant-to-houston-medical-school-addresses-primary-care-shortage-in-texas

News Roundup$1M Grant to Houston Medical School Addresses Primary Care Shortage in TexasAug 11, 2021With Texas facing a critical shortage of primary care physicians, Bank of America has awarded a $1 million grant to The University of Houston College of Medicine, which was founded last year. The gran...

Over the last 18 months, colleges and universities have created new technological infrastructures to adapt to the rapid ...
08/13/2021
As Institutions Resort Back to In-Person Learning for the Fall, What Technology Will Remain?

Over the last 18 months, colleges and universities have created new technological infrastructures to adapt to the rapid online learning transition generated by the onset of COVID-19. What will remain as campuses open for in-person learning?

https://www.diverseeducation.com/covid-19/article/15113787/as-institutions-resort-back-to-inperson-learning-for-the-fall-what-technology-will-remain

Over the last 18 months, colleges and universities have created new technological infrastructures to adapt to the rapid online learning transition generated by the onset of COVID-19. What will remain as campuses open for in-person learning?

Duke Health to Study Impact of COVID-19-Related Heart Inflammation on Athletes
08/11/2021
Duke Health to Study Impact of COVID-19-Related Heart Inflammation on Athletes

Duke Health to Study Impact of COVID-19-Related Heart Inflammation on Athletes

HealthDuke Health to Study Impact of COVID-19-Related Heart Inflammation on AthletesSarah Wood (EDU)Aug 10, 2021Dr. Manesh Raman PatelDuke Health announced plans to expand on their Hearts of Athletes study, which looks at the impact of high-level athletic activities on the heart. The research examin...

Howard University has selected three real-estate companies as their project development team to construct a new research...
08/09/2021

Howard University has selected three real-estate companies as their project development team to construct a new research laboratory and office building. The National Research Center for Health Disparities will specialize in finding solutions to chronic illness, particularly illnesses that primarily impact communities of color. Read more: https://bddy.me/3jCvxqK

Howard University has selected three real-estate companies as their project development team to construct a new research laboratory and office building. The National Research Center for Health Disparities will specialize in finding solutions to chronic illness, particularly illnesses that primarily impact communities of color. Read more: https://bddy.me/3jCvxqK

The United States Health Resources and Services Administration gifted a $2.2 million grant to Montana State University (...
08/08/2021

The United States Health Resources and Services Administration gifted a $2.2 million grant to Montana State University (MSU) to recruit and retain more Alaska Native and American Indian nurses. Read more: https://bddy.me/3jt1S2U

The United States Health Resources and Services Administration gifted a $2.2 million grant to Montana State University (MSU) to recruit and retain more Alaska Native and American Indian nurses. Read more: https://bddy.me/3jt1S2U

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons - ASTS recently bestowed Howard University transplant surgeon Dr. Clive O. C...
08/06/2021

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons - ASTS recently bestowed Howard University transplant surgeon Dr. Clive O. Callender with the 2021 Pioneer Award. Read more: https://bddy.me/3fETrAt

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons - ASTS recently bestowed Howard University transplant surgeon Dr. Clive O. Callender with the 2021 Pioneer Award. Read more: https://bddy.me/3fETrAt

To study health care inequities experienced by Black Americans, Dr. Anita Fernander, former associate professor in the U...
08/05/2021

To study health care inequities experienced by Black Americans, Dr. Anita Fernander, former associate professor in the University of Kentucky (UK) Department of Behavioral Science, worked to establish a fellowship program. Read more: https://bddy.me/3Ck3IvN

To study health care inequities experienced by Black Americans, Dr. Anita Fernander, former associate professor in the University of Kentucky (UK) Department of Behavioral Science, worked to establish a fellowship program. Read more: https://bddy.me/3Ck3IvN

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and Meharry Medical College, a historically Black medical school...
08/05/2021

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and Meharry Medical College, a historically Black medical school in Nashville, Tennessee, are working together to combat racism and bias in medicine and the basic sciences. Read more: https://bddy.me/2VhlMGo

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and Meharry Medical College, a historically Black medical school in Nashville, Tennessee, are working together to combat racism and bias in medicine and the basic sciences. Read more: https://bddy.me/2VhlMGo

To bridge the research gap, Yale University affiliated organizations—Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) and the Offi...
07/30/2021

To bridge the research gap, Yale University affiliated organizations—Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) and the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR)—recently implemented programs and grant opportunities to support women faculty and research on women’s health. Read more: https://bddy.me/3lmcFyq

To bridge the research gap, Yale University affiliated organizations—Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) and the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR)—recently implemented programs and grant opportunities to support women faculty and research on women’s health. Read more: https://bddy.me/3lmcFyq

Thank you, Simone Biles!Like so many sports fans, I felt sympathy for Simone Biles when she stepped away from the Olympi...
07/30/2021

Thank you, Simone Biles!

Like so many sports fans, I felt sympathy for Simone Biles when she stepped away from the Olympic stage to deal with her mental health issues. As a licensed professional counselor, I could not have been more proud to see her seek out the help that she and so many others need. Read more: https://bddy.me/3fdeQAJ

Timely MD

Thank you, Simone Biles!

Like so many sports fans, I felt sympathy for Simone Biles when she stepped away from the Olympic stage to deal with her mental health issues. As a licensed professional counselor, I could not have been more proud to see her seek out the help that she and so many others need. Read more: https://bddy.me/3fdeQAJ

Timely MD

With vaccination rates rising and new COVID cases falling, the University of Richmond is donating the modular homes it h...
07/30/2021

With vaccination rates rising and new COVID cases falling, the University of Richmond is donating the modular homes it had purchased for quarantine to now benefit the homeless as well as survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Read more: https://bddy.me/3fcdAOh

With vaccination rates rising and new COVID cases falling, the University of Richmond is donating the modular homes it had purchased for quarantine to now benefit the homeless as well as survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Read more: https://bddy.me/3fcdAOh

In a letter to faculty members, Christopher Alan Bracey, interim provost and executive vice president for academic affai...
07/29/2021

In a letter to faculty members, Christopher Alan Bracey, interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at The George Washington University, laid out health protocols for a return to campus this fall. Read more: https://bddy.me/3zLVlqK

In a letter to faculty members, Christopher Alan Bracey, interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at The George Washington University, laid out health protocols for a return to campus this fall. Read more: https://bddy.me/3zLVlqK

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, an academic health care network, has donated $20 million to establish a NewYork-Presbyter...
07/26/2021

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, an academic health care network, has donated $20 million to establish a NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, in partnership with Iona College. Read more: https://bddy.me/3iSv7vQ

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, an academic health care network, has donated $20 million to establish a NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, in partnership with Iona College. Read more: https://bddy.me/3iSv7vQ

An alliance of colleges and universities throughout Central New York will use a $1.99 million grant from the National Sc...
07/26/2021

An alliance of colleges and universities throughout Central New York will use a $1.99 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to attract and retain students from underrepresented backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Read more: https://bddy.me/3i2IYR0

An alliance of colleges and universities throughout Central New York will use a $1.99 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to attract and retain students from underrepresented backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Read more: https://bddy.me/3i2IYR0

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