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Dynarski addresses remote learning inequities

School of Public Policy professor Susan Dynarski was featured on ABC’s Nightline to discuss education inequities for students and teachers as learning has been moved remote and online. May 20, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy ...


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Constructive Conversations for Societal Change

U-M leadership along with students, faculty, and staff from across campus came together on Friday, June 5, 2020 for a live discussion on topics including combating racism through daily activities, relationships, and challenging conversations. June 5, 2020. #60+Minutes ...


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‘Seven Last Words of the Unarmed’ project adds educational resources

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance looks back at the powerful multimovement work "Seven Last Words of the Unarmed" and how recent events have led many to revisit or discover the work for the first time. Educational resources are available at sevenlastwords.org. June 8, 2020. ...


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2020 Uprisings, Unprecedented in Scope, Join a Long River of Struggle in America

Matthew Countryman, Chair of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, looks at the history of black social movements and finds that what makes the 2020 uprisings unique are the ways they have pulled together multiple currents within the U.S. protest tradition into a mighty river of...


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ENGAGE and OFE Field Debrief & Discussion feat. guest Rebeka Islam of APIAVote-MI

Executive Director of APIAVote-Michigan Rebeka Islam discusses how Asian American families are being impacted by the pandemic, how get out the vote and census efforts are being impacted for communities of color, and how students can get involved and help. May 17, 2020. #60+mins ...


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Racial Disparities in the Time of COVID-19

Michigan Medicine associate dean for health equity and inclusion David J. Brown discusses the startling and disproportionate death rate among black Americans around the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. May 4, 2020. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health...


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How Food Insecurity Affects Older Adults

U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging surveyed a sample of U.S. adults age 50–80 about household food insecurity and participation in food assistance programs, which directly correlates to physical health. May 11, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article ...


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What COVID-19 shows about race and health

College of Engineering director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Sara Pozzi et. al. have been asked to join a Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. May 8, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter ...


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Paul Fleming & William Lopez: Why Hispanics are at Higher Risk to Suffer Health, Economic Consequences

U-M School of Public Health Assistant Professors Paul Fleming and William Lopez discuss how Hispanics and communities of color are more likely to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to their white counterparts. May 6, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health...


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U.S. scientific advancements lack diversity, equity, and inclusion, says Parthasarathy

U-M Ford School of Public Policy professor Shobita Parthasarathy discusses how a lack of diversity in research and design in the United States has slowed scientific advancements and has led to have led to unrepresentative scientific policies. March 16, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web...