Epigenetic research has a diversity problem, new study finds

Public DNA databases. While complex genetic interactions are well mapped out in people of European decent, the same work has yet to be done for people of different ancestry Michael Currie Almost 90% of the thousands of federally funded “epigenetic” studies conducted over the last decade relied exclusively on gene samples from white people, UNC … Read more

New DEI Training Program from Practicing Law Institute Offers Interactive Learning Experience

One-of-a-kind interactive CLE program adds to PLI’s expanding roster of DEI resources for the legal community. Tweet this Unlike any other DEI program on the market, the program uses the production of a new television legal drama as the setting, asking participants to cast roles, alter scripts, and make story suggestions to improve diversity and … Read more

Letters from Anne Frank’s father, Otto Frank, donated to UofSC Anne Frank Center – UofSC News & Events

Collection establishes Anne Frank Archive on 75th anniversary of her diary Posted on: June 8, 2022; Updated on: June 8, 2022By Alexis Watts, wattsac@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-7548 The Anne Frank Center located at the University of South Carolina is now home to 100 letters and cards written by Otto Frank, the father of Holocaust victim and world-renowned … Read more

New Gerontology Institute Director Dr. Jan Mutchler Discusses Public Engaged Scholarship on Diversity and Equity

In August 2021, dr. Jan Mutchler was appointed as the new Director of the Gerontology Institute, succeeding former director Len Fishman, who retired after seven years of service. In considering how she may use her position to advance the work of the Institute, Mutchler noted that while her predecessor had a deep and extensive background … Read more

Interview: CU’s Todd Saliman on the cost of higher education and diversity on campus

Warner: Couldn’t you just fundraise more? In other words, when you need to build a new building or a new stadium, there’s all kinds of money to raise, couldn’t you do that in this arena? Saliman: Generally, when we raise money, the gifts are very restricted by contract. So it ends up with what the … Read more

What’s Changed in the 2022 Best High Schools Rankings | Morse Code: Inside the College Rankings

Today, US News published the annual 2022 Best High Schools rankings, which ranked every eligible public high school in the nation. Teaming with North Carolina-based RTI International, a global nonprofit social science research firm, US News evaluated nearly 24,000 public high schools and ranked nearly 17,840 in this year’s edition. What’s New in This Year’s … Read more

Using Dignified Language Unseats Bias and Advances Equity

In Kenya, cash is not always king. Agriculture dominates the country’s economy, and farmers function within a largely cashless society where crops and livestock hold great value. Those unfamiliar with rural Kenya’s local economy may judge inaccurately and imprecisely describe people who experience life in a way that differs from their own. When a local … Read more

Women hold power in clinical research arena: Greenphire

During the recent online Greenphire Women’s Empowerment Event, a number of female leaders gathered to share their experiences from both sides of the clinical research field. To learn more about their stories and gain insights into the ways women make a difference in the industry, Outsourcing-Pharma connected with three of the participants.​ Erica Cohen, Greenphire’s … Read more

Colorado nurse practitioner works to increase diversity in the medical field

A picture of a younger Salwa Mourtada Bamba. “I had to move to Ghana for safety because my sister was killed in 1991.” Bamba’s adolescent years were a dark time for her. She recalled the war began when she was in the eighth grade and the conflict prevented her from attending school for a couple … Read more

BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES AND THE SAGOL FAMILY LAUNCH THE BLOOMBERG-SAGOL CENTER FOR CITY LEADERSHIP AT TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY

New program will help mayors of cities across Israel improve services, strengthen social bonds, and foster relationship with mayors globally TEL AVIV, Israel, April 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bloomberg Philanthropies and The Sagol Family today announced a major new effort to strengthen local leadership across Israel through The Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at Tel … Read more