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Article ID: 721213

“I am multiracial”

University of Utah

According to new research from University of Utah psychologists Jasmine Norman and Jacqueline Chen, questions such as “What are you?” and other experiences of discrimination are related to mixed race people’s identification as multiracial, particularly if that discrimination comes from monoracial people with whom they share heritage, or includes comments that a person’s appearance doesn’t match their background.

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22-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 721097

UCI School of Medicine receives national award for excellence in diversity

University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is the recipient of a 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education. This is the first time UCI has been named as a HEED Award recipient.

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21-Oct-2019 2:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 721089

Overshadowed

Harvard Medical School

Barely half of authors of more than 7,000 research papers on health in sub-Saharan Africa come from the country studied in the paper. More than two-thirds of these studies include authors from the U.S., Canada, Europe or a different African country. Overall, about half of first authors were from the country studied. In papers that included co-authors from top U.S. universities, fewer than one in four first authors were from the country studied.

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21-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives HEED Award for Excellence in Diversity

Article ID: 721075

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives HEED Award for Excellence in Diversity

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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21-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 721013

'Michigan Promise' aims to diversity, strengthen surgical field

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A transformative long-term model at Michigan Medicine plans to reshape the culture of hiring, mentoring and advancement of early-career surgeons.

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21-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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    16-Oct-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720746

Study Finds Relationship between Racial Discipline Disparities and Academic Achievement Gaps in U.S. Schools

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 16, 2019—An increase in either the discipline gap or the academic achievement gap between black and white students in the United States predicts a jump in the other, according to a new study published today in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. This is the first published peer-reviewed nationwide study of this topic.

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15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Education

Newswise: Study: Self-Reported Suicide Attempts Rising in Black Teens as Other Groups Decline
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    14-Oct-2019 1:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720530

Study: Self-Reported Suicide Attempts Rising in Black Teens as Other Groups Decline

New York University

Study in Pediatrics finds a rise in self-reported suicide attempts among Black teens, as well as an accelerating rate in Black female teens.

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10-Oct-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Rutgers Native American Experts Weigh in on Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples Day Debate

Article ID: 720582

Rutgers Native American Experts Weigh in on Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples Day Debate

Rutgers University

Camilla Townsend, a history professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick whose research focuses on the relationship between indigenous people and Europeans throughout the Americas, says there is room for both holidays.

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11-Oct-2019 10:20 AM EDT

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    10-Oct-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 720087

Children Associate White, but Not Black, Men with “Brilliant” Stereotype, New Study Finds

New York University

The stereotype that associates being “brilliant” with White men more than White women is shared by children regardless of their own race, finds a team of psychology researchers. By contrast, its study shows, children do not apply this stereotype to Black men and women.

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3-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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