November 20, 2023

Morehouse School of Medicine Physician Assistant Students Finishing Up Rotations in Maine

By Matthew Jaroncyk In early September, four physician assistant students from Morehouse School of Medicine teamed up with Northern Light Health¬†for an eight-week rotation that would allow them to expand their rural healthcare knowledge. On their final day, the students reflected on the work they’ve done here. “I really plan on taking the knowledge I’ve

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Biden signs temporary spending bill that heads off a government shutdown

By Tamara Keith President Biden signed a short-term government funding bill on Thursday, avoiding a potential government shutdown and pushing into next year debates about wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel. Biden’s approval came a day after the¬†Senate overwhelmingly approved the stop-gap spending bill. The measure, designed by new House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., funds

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J. Jarpa Dawuni Named Principal Investigator on National Science Foundation Research Grant

By Brittany Bailer J. Jarpa Dawuni, Ph.D., founding director of Howard University’s Center for Women, Gender, and Global Leadership and associate professor of political science, has been named the principal investigator on a $700,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation. “The judiciary is the third arm of government. Women’s representation in law and leadership is

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Stillman College Commemorates 152 Veterans Lost to Suicide at ‚ÄúOperation We Remember‚ÄĚ Event

Courtesy of Stillman College In a poignant and heartfelt ceremony, Stillman College, in collaboration with Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, Stillman College Office of Military Services, and Stillman College Student Affairs, today honored 152 veterans who died of suicide during the ‚ÄúOperation We Remember‚ÄĚ event held on the Stillman Quad.

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JSU’s College of Education and Human Development first to receive Science of Excellence Reading Award

By Anthony Howard The Jackson State University College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education (EECE) has been awarded the inaugural Science of Reading and Excellence award by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE). JSU is the first and only public university to receive this award in the state. “This

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Tuskegee hosts high school students during STEMmED Day

Courtesy of Tuskegee University Tuskegee University partnered with local educators to encourage local high school students to consider studying science, technology, engineering, or math during Tuskegee University STEMmED Day. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, high school students from Macon County, Notasulga, Bullock County, Montgomery Public Schools, Ramsey High in Birmingham, Auburn, and Loachapoka

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“Buy Black” Play Addresses Challenges of Gentrification

Courtesy of Bowie State University Buy Black, a play about how Black Americans cope under the threats of gentrification, opens tonight with performances through Saturday in the Black Box Theatre in the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Bowie State University. The play was written by Raymond Ingram, a junior theatre major in with a

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