September 13, 2022

Teixeira-Poit Receives NIH Grant To Study Impact of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Design

By Jackie Torok Stephanie Teixeira-Poit, Ph.D., associate professor at the John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has received a $568,960 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant, “Identifying and Mitigating Health Disparities Following a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Design Change from Open-Bay to Single-Family Rooms.” Neonatal

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Benedict football sets sights on Year 2 leap under coach Chennis Berry

Courtesy of Benedict College The Benedict College football team had a 5-5 record in Chennis Berry’s first full season as head coach. After dissecting the Tigers’ 2021 campaign, he and the assistant coaches went to work. Berry and the staff set out to visit every high school in South Carolina, something the group did prior

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Abortion Laws Impact Black Women at HBCUs

By D. Dooley As another academic year begins on campuses across the country, the excitement of new beginnings can be felt in the air. However, for many young Black women, this school year also comes with a different level of uncertainty following the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court earlier this year in Dobbs v. Jackson

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Inaugural Class of Ozzie Newsome Scholars Announced, Five Morgan Students Selected

Courtesy of Morgan State University The inaugural class of Ozzie Newsome Scholars has been selected and five incoming Morgan State University students were among the recipients to receive scholarships. Along with Morgan, Maryland’s remaining Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – Bowie State University, Coppin State University, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore each had five

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Satcher Health Leadership Institute at MSM Releases First-Ever Report Demonstrating the Devastating Cost of Mental Health Inequities

Courtesy of the Morehouse School of Medicine The Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), with support from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., a leader in mental health, today released the executive summary for “The Economic Burden of Mental Health Inequities in the United States Report.” SHLI looked at a four-year period (2016-2020) and found, at

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NCCU Awarded $1.1M NSF Grant to Lead Earth Mapping Project

By Quiana Shepard North Carolina Central University has been awarded $1.1 million to lead other historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), some minority-serving institutions and local communities in a three-year project fostering Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and open-data-science support for faculty and student researchers. The award to NCCU is being supported by the National Science Foundation

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​​ASU Receives $1.459M Grant From the National Institutes of Health

By Hazel Scott A collaboration between researchers at Alabama State University’s Department of Biological Sciences and Auburn  University’s School of Pharmacy has yielded a grant totaling $1,459,000  for the next five years to pursue research and training in aging.  ASU’s share of the grant is $980,000 while AU will receive $475,000. The new grant, titled

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Bowie State University Has Historic Collaboration With Saginaw Valley State University

Courtesy of Bowie State University Bowie State University has entered into a partnership with a Michigan university that will put HBCUs in the spotlight. Learn more in the story by Ann Williams at WSGW below. Saginaw Valley State University and Bowie State University are partnering for a program that will highlight the history and experience of Historically

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