UMass Chan Medical School creates affinity groups to support professors and staff of color

In its efforts to create intentional spaces to support faculty and staff of color at UMass Chan School of Medicine, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (DIO) has formed two affinity groups. The Colorful Voices Network is a DIO and employee-led community established to provide a forum for employees to …

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Humanities program to expand to offer master’s degree – The Scribe

Ellie Myers emyers2@uccs.edu There is one thing that all students have in common, regardless of their specialty: to share the human experience. The UCCS Humanities program invites students to examine culture, art, and history with a scholarly eye by working with a variety of departments to cover broad topics. The …

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Fat2Fierce Helps People Reach Their Weight Loss Goals

Darlene A. White | Special for The Detroit News Battling weight problems for years led to bouts of depression for a Detroit woman, who made it her mission to be healthy and help others do the same. Sticking to a diet and holding yourself accountable was tough, said Carenna Fields, …

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Rev. Roy Gerald Smith | News, Sports, Jobs

Reverend Roy Gerald Smith passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. He was 87 years old. Roy was born on September 10, 1934 to Verdin and Eura Mae Smith on the family dairy farm in Eyota, MN. Her younger brother, David Smith (Deb), lives in Palmdale, California. His older brother, …

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In Chicago, some DACA holders frustrated by renewal deadlines

Over the past summer, Ana Estrada continued to go online to check the status of her request for renewal of deferred action for child arrivals. It was the fifth time that she renewed her DACA status, which allows her to work legally in the country, but this time she was …

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October is NMI’s Humanities Month | Way of life

OCTOBER is Humanities Month in the Northern Mariana Islands and this year the celebration will consist of hybrid activities or online and in person. The festivities began with a proclamation signing ceremony on Thursday, September 30 in the Governor’s Boardroom, attended by Governor Ralph DLG Torres, Lieutenant Governor Arnold I. …

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Parents: Capital region needs more inclusive playgrounds

An international company that tests the accessibility and safety of surface materials under playgrounds is expected to issue new guidelines this week. The measures proposed by the American Society for Testing and Materials are then benchmarked by the Access Board, which in turn sets the standards for compliance with the …

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IAS acme: Guj steel frame reinforced by engineers, docs | Ahmedabad News

Ahmedabad: The idea that civil servants are generalists has been both rethought and numbed by the fact that the pool of top IAS Gujarat officers is now dominated by engineers and doctors. Over the past seven years, IAS officers from these two disciplines have outnumbered their humanities peers at the …

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These corporate giants claim they support climate action. Their behavior suggests otherwise. – Mother Jones

Jeenah Moon / Bloomberg / Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily rundown of the facts that matter. Register for free Mother Jones bulletin. This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Office collaboration. Some of the Americans The biggest companies, including …

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Niamh Cusack: “I’m fine with no more money, sex or fame” | To organise

BBorn in County Dublin, Niamh Cusack, 61, studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. His television work includes Heartbeat, The Virtues, and Death in Paradise. She performed on stage in My Brilliant Friend, and next month appears in The seven pomegranate seeds …

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