Tag: Johns Hopkins University
Ben Vinson III currently serves as vice dean for centers, interdepartmental programs, and graduate programs and as the Herbert Baxter Adams Professor of Latin American History at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Oneeka Williams, a surgeon who is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, has recently published her first children's book that leads young children to the far reaches of the solar system. Dr. Williams is a native of Guyana and was raised in Barbados.
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore has found that mentoring Black students in the sciences in high school can have a major impact in influencing gifted students to pursue degree programs in STEM fields.
Benjamin Carson, professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery, and pediatrics and director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital, was named president of the board of the East Baltimore Community School.
Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.
A new report published by the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, finds that Black youths see more alcohol-related advertising on television and in magazines than other young Americans.
He was a a professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago. He published his first book on the Haitian revolution while he was an undergraduate student at CUNY.
One third of all people awaiting kidney transplants in the U.S. are African Americans. But in 2011, only 14 percent of patients receiving new kidneys from living donors were African Americans.
The exhibit, entitled "The Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins," pays tribute to 50 individuals "whose professional and personal achievements have brought honor to the institution."
The database established by Johns Hopkins University contains photographs and documents from the "morgue" files of the Afro-American newspaper.
Children in Black families who immigrated to the United States are more likely to enroll in selective colleges than the children of White and native-born Black families.
Sociologist Pamela Bennett of Johns Hopkins University has examined the residential patterns of people who marked off two racial categories on their census form.
The honorees are Gloria Ladson-Billings, Beverly Tatum, Patty Wilson, and Alphonso Sanders.