UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California Findings demonstrate how factors such as poverty further reduce access to pharmacies by Nedda Bozorgmehri / UCI | January 6, 2021 “Social determinants of health compound the negative effects of pharmacy shortage,” said Cheryl Wisseh, a UCI health sciences assistant clinical professor of [...]

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California2021-01-06T09:47:03-08:00

NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚

Newsweek | OPINION Dear President-Elect Biden: It's Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America https://www.newsweek.com/time-abolish-slavery-biden-1551882 MICHELE GOODWIN , PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW ON 12/2/20 AT 3:38 PM EST   Today, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), announced the Abolition Amendment, to end slavery once and for all in the United States. Legislation like this [...]

NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚2020-12-03T13:04:16-08:00

UCI Black Thriving Initiative Update ♥ ★✚

We are in the third month of the UCI Black Thriving Initiative. National awareness is growing. The initiative has received coverage in the Los Angeles Times, attention in Insidehighered and notice in the Chronicle of Higher Education. This week Chancellor Gillman featured the initiative during his presentation at the national meeting of the Association of [...]

UCI Black Thriving Initiative Update ♥ ★✚2020-12-01T13:03:57-08:00

The Black Management Association BMA for Students and Alumni Launches at Merage-School ♥ ✚

BMA is the newest campus organization at the Merage School and aims to bring students, faculty and alumni together to promote a culture of inclusion. The Black Management Association BMA for Students and Alumni Launches at Merage-School October 30, 2020 • By Sydney Charles   This fall, the UCI Paul Merage School of [...]

The Black Management Association BMA for Students and Alumni Launches at Merage-School ♥ ✚2020-11-24T10:23:03-08:00

The Souls of Black Professors ♥ ★ ✚

The Souls of Black Professors Scholars discuss what it’s like to be a Black professor in 2020, who should be doing antiracist work on campus and why diversity interventions that attempt to “fix” Black academics for a rigged game miss the point entirely. By Colleen Flaherty//October 21, 2020 PEXELS.COM   As colleges and universities issued statement after [...]

The Souls of Black Professors ♥ ★ ✚2020-10-21T14:15:55-07:00

What Happens Before College Matters ♥ ★

What Happens Before College Matters  Experts agree higher education needs to do more to create equity for Black students. But more attention needs to be paid to barriers Black students face before they step foot on campus.   By: Madeline St. Amour // October 20, 2020 GETTY IMAGES/TIM BOYLE / Students at a Chicago public [...]

What Happens Before College Matters ♥ ★2020-10-20T10:04:14-07:00

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥

Frank B. Wilderson III, a former student of [Saidiya] Hartman’s who now chairs the department of African-American studies at the University of California, Irvine, described her as quietly persuasive. “She’s not an ‘angry Black woman,’ ” he told me. “She’s not Assata Shakur. But what they don’t know is that, where Assata Shakur will blow your [...]

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥2020-10-19T14:25:03-07:00

Take the Pledge! ♥★✚

Dear Campus Community, This fall, all UCI community members are encouraged to Take the Pledge as a first step in helping to shape a university culture where Black people can thrive. The Take the Pledge campaign builds on the UCI Black Thriving Initiative, which aims to respond to and recognize anti-Blackness as an existential threat [...]

Take the Pledge! ♥★✚2020-10-14T13:44:21-07:00
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