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

Here Are the 90+ ‘Equity’ Plans Taxpayers Are Now Funding Across the Federal Government |

After a RealClearInvestigations’ public records request, equity marching orders for all Cabinet-level agencies and more are now posted — with costs still unknown. By John Murawski, RealClearInvestigationsMay 10, 2022 Under the Biden administration, more than 90 federal agencies have pledged their commitment to equity by adopting action plans that put gender, race and other such … 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

Looking to build bridges: As federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, Gayle Manchin leads effort for parity in economic development for those in rural areas |

Growing up in West Virginia, Gayle Manchin saw and experienced some of the challenges faced by those who call Appalachia home. Now as the federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, Manchin is able to take her experiences and what she saw firsthand as an educator and later as the wife of a state and … Read more

UofL names new vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion

Lee Gil A nationally recognized leader with both university and private practice experience will soon take the reins of UofL’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. Lee Gill, chief diversity officer and special assistant to the president for inclusive excellence at Clemson University, will join UofL as vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion on May … Read more