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How 'Karen' Went from Popular Baby Name to Stand in for White Entitlement

U-M Linguistics Professor Robin Queen discusses the origin of the term "Karen" and how a fairly common name has become a powerful form of social commentary. June 12, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #Linguistics ...


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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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Help Eradicate the Virus of Racism

College of Engineering's Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Sara Pozzi states that staff and faculty have an obligation to focus on eradicating racism and invites participation in the EnginTalks event "The Unsilenced Voices of 2020" June 8, 2020. #5-15minutes ...


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George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery deaths: Racism causes life-threatening conditions for black men every day

U-M Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Shervin Assari, discusses his research studies concerning the effects of racism on the health of black men, and how he has found that the life-and-death effects of racism in the U.S. go beyond police shootings. June 1, 2020. ...


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How do you stay safe now that states are reopening? An expert explains how to assess risk when reconnecting with friends and family

U-M epidemiologist Ryan Malosh, who is himself immune-compromised, lays out some of the considerations when faced with a relaxation of social distancing restrictions. May 18, 2020. ...


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Stay Safe at Summer Festivals with These Simple Tips

Michigan Medicine Professor Brad Uren and his brother offer tips for staying safe in the summer heat, particularly during summer festivals. July 20, 2017. #5-15minutes #MichiganMedicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #MedicalAdvice


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Getting Heart Healthy with a Mediterranean Diet

Sue Ryskamp, registered dietician at the Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center discusses how to switch to a manageable meal plan that can help lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes or stroke. February 20, 2020. #5-15minutes #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine...


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Dispelling 'Dry Drowning' and Other Swimming Safety Myths

U-M Emergency Medicine Physician of the U-M Emergency Department Brad Uren discusses swimming myths and safety tips for a fun, safe summer. #5-15minutes #Medicine #web-article #HealthandWellness #Society #MedicalAdvice #swimming


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4 Strategies for Staying Healthy in a Quarantined World

Michigan Medicine dietitian Sue Ryskamp discusses tips to help get through these unprecedented times and will help you stay healthy. April 1, 2020. #5-15minutes #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #COVID-19