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VIEWS | "There is an urgency amongst communities and schools across the nation to prioritize justice because they are es...
10/22/2021
Keep Families in Mind: An Equity-Focused approach to In-Person Learning.

VIEWS | "There is an urgency amongst communities and schools across the nation to prioritize justice because they are essential to connecting the current realities."

https://www.diverseeducation.com/opinion/article/15280286/keep-families-in-mind-an-equityfocused-approach-to-inperson-learning

There is an urgency amongst communities and schools across the nation to prioritize justice because they are essential to connecting the current realities.

Schnaude Dorizan, a neuroscience doctoral student at Northwestern University, discusses her advocacy on campus to build ...
10/19/2021
Graduate Student Supports Fellow Underrepresented Students

Schnaude Dorizan, a neuroscience doctoral student at Northwestern University, discusses her advocacy on campus to build a welcoming space for fellow graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/students/article/15279979/graduate-student-supports-fellow-underrepresented-students

Schnaude Dorizan, a neuroscience doctoral student at Northwestern University, discusses her advocacy on campus to build a welcoming space for fellow graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.

With $50,000 in seed money from the National Science Foundation (NSF) (NSF) already in place, institutions taking part i...
10/11/2021
CUNY’s Historic NSF Grant Will Help Fuel Diversity in Innovation

With $50,000 in seed money from the National Science Foundation (NSF) (NSF) already in place, institutions taking part in the New York Region Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) Hub are gearing up for work that will commence full force in January 2022 when NSF provides the first of five annual $3 million disbursements to The City University of New York (CUNY).

https://www.diverseeducation.com/institutions/article/15279672/cunys-historic-nsf-grant-will-help-fuel-diversity-in-innovation

InstitutionsCUNY’s Historic NSF Grant Will Help Fuel Diversity in InnovationLois ElfmanOct 8, 2021With $50,000 in seed money from the National Science Foundation (NSF) already in place, institutions taking part in the New York Region Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) Hub are gearing up for work that w...

The program, designed to draw graduates into public service work, has previously been criticized for having notoriously ...
10/07/2021
Changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Could Help More Than 550,000 Borrowers

The program, designed to draw graduates into public service work, has previously been criticized for having notoriously tight eligibility rules.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15279587/changes-to-the-public-service-loan-forgiveness-program-could-help-more-than-550000-borrowers

News RoundupChanges to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Could Help More Than 550,000 BorrowersJessica RufOct 6, 2021The U.S. Department of Education estimates that over 550,000 student loan borrowers could find relief as the result of major changes made to the Public Service Loan Program....

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) has released a unanimous statement recognizing that...
10/06/2021
Osteopathic Workgroup Releases Statement Recognizing Inequity in Education

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) has released a unanimous statement recognizing that systemic inequities in the American education system are negatively impacting diversity in osteopathic medical school applications.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15279481/osteopathic-workgroup-releases-statement-recognizing-inequity-in-education

The American Association of College of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) has released a unanimous statement recognizing that systemic inequities in the American education system are negatively impacting diversity in osteopathic medical school applications.

Calling it "a new frontier for autism at college," the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph's ...
10/06/2021
Saint Joseph's University Opens First-of-Its-Kind Residence Hall For Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Calling it "a new frontier for autism at college," the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph's University is building an on-campus residence hall specifically for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

https://www.diverseeducation.com/health/article/15279483/saint-josephs-university-opens-firstofitskind-residence-hall-for-students-with-autism-spectrum-disorder

HealthSaint Joseph's University Opens First-of-Its-Kind Residence Hall For Students with Autism Spectrum DisorderJessica RufOct 5, 2021Calling it "a new frontier for autism at college," the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph's University is building an on-campus residence...

Former Indiana State Health Commissioner and the 20th U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams is joining Purdue University...
10/02/2021
Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams Joins Purdue University

Former Indiana State Health Commissioner and the 20th U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams is joining Purdue University.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15115201/former-us-surgeon-general-dr-jerome-adams-joins-purdue-university

News RoundupFormer U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams Joins Purdue UniversityJessica RufSep 30, 2021Former Indiana State Health Commissioner and the 20th U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams is joining Purdue University. There, he will assume multiple titles including Presidential Fellow; the inaugu...

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the American Indian College Fund $300,000 for the Native Students Ste...
10/01/2021
Native Students High School Completion Program Awarded $300,000

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the American Indian College Fund $300,000 for the Native Students Stepping Forward: Dollar General High School Equivalency Completion Program.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/latest-news/article/15115172/native-students-high-school-completion-program-awarded-300000

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the American Indian College Fund $300,000 for the Native Students Stepping Forward: Dollar General High School Equivalency Completion Program.

Morgan State University will celebrate the groundbreaking for its new $171 million Health and Human Services Building on...
09/30/2021
Morgan State Breaks Ground for New Health and Human Services Building

Morgan State University will celebrate the groundbreaking for its new $171 million Health and Human Services Building on Thursday, Oct. 30.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/latest-news/article/15115129/morgan-state-breaks-ground-for-new-health-and-human-services-building

Latest NewsMorgan State Breaks Ground for New Health and Human Services BuildingLiann HerderSep 29, 2021Rendered design of the new Health and Human Services Building, courtesy of the Office of Morgan State UniversityMorgan State University will celebrate the groundbreaking for its new $171 million H...

Integrative medicine advocate Deepak Chopra will become a volunteer faculty member at the UCF College of Medicine.https:...
09/28/2021
Holistic Health Expert Dr. Deepak Chopra to Teach Mind/Body Health At University of Central Florida

Integrative medicine advocate Deepak Chopra will become a volunteer faculty member at the UCF College of Medicine.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/health/article/15115059/holistic-health-expert-dr-deepak-chopra-to-teach-mindbody-health-at-university-of-central-florida

HealthHolistic Health Expert To Compliment Traditional Medicine Courses At University of Central FloridaJessica RufSep 27, 2021Integrative medicine advocate Dr. Deepak Chopra will become a volunteer faculty member at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, where he will help provide p...

A new study discovered that instead of targeting anti-vaxxers, it might be wiser to focus on getting individuals who alr...
09/23/2021
Research Discovers New Strategy in Boosting Vaccination Rate and Encouraging Mask Wearing

A new study discovered that instead of targeting anti-vaxxers, it might be wiser to focus on getting individuals who already agree with social distancing and vaccination to act on it.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/latest-news/article/15114961/research-discovers-new-strategy-in-boosting-vaccination-rate-and-encouraging-mask-wearing

A new study discovered that instead of targeting anti-vaxxers, it might be wiser to focus on getting individuals who already agree with social distancing and vaccination to act on it.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has created a Center for Health Justice, designed to address health ...
09/22/2021
AAMC Creates Center for Health Justice

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has created a Center for Health Justice, designed to address health inequities that affect communities across the nation.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15114903/aamc-creates-center-for-health-justice

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has created a Center for Health Justice, designed to address health inequities that affect communities across the nation.

$5M Grant Focuses on Improving Health Equity in Indianapolis
09/20/2021
$5M Grant Focuses on Improving Health Equity in Indianapolis

$5M Grant Focuses on Improving Health Equity in Indianapolis

Health$5M Grant Focuses on Improving Health Equity in IndianapolisWalter HudsonSep 16, 2021The Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI has received a five-year, $5 million grant from Eli Lilly and Co. to expand the Diabetes Impact Project. Known as DIP-IN, the projec...

Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service...
09/17/2021
RIT Receives $1.5 Million to Grow Its Priority Behavioral Health and Clinical Psychology Internship Program

Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand RIT’s Priority Behavioral Health and Clinical Psychology Internship program.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/news-roundup/article/15114778/rit-receives-15-million-to-grow-its-priority-behavioral-health-and-clinical-psychology-internship-program

News RoundupRIT Receives $1.5 Million to Grow Its Priority Behavioral Health and Clinical Psychology Internship ProgramLiann HerderSep 16, 2021Dr. Cassandra BerbaryRochester Institute of Technology has received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand RIT....

With the fall semester in full swing, many higher ed leaders continue to watch the increase of COVID-19 cases as the Del...
09/16/2021
An Increasing Number of Higher Ed Institutions Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations

With the fall semester in full swing, many higher ed leaders continue to watch the increase of COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant spreads. Given that COVID-19 vaccines are readily available, some institutions have implemented vaccine mandates.

https://www.diverseeducation.com/latest-news/article/15114661/an-increasing-number-of-higher-ed-institutions-mandating-covid19-vaccinations

With the fall semester in full swing, many higher ed leaders continue to watch the increase of COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant spreads. Given that COVID-19 vaccines are readily available, some institutions have implemented vaccine mandates.

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

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