Tag: University of Hawaii

Angelo Moore Recognized for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Cancer Research

The American Cancer Society has presented its annual Fredda Bryan National Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award to Angelo Moore, executive director of the Center of Excellence for Integrative Health Disparities and Equity Research at North Carolina A&T State University.

Erika Cameron Will Be the Next Provost at Palo Alto University in California

Dr. Cameron comes to Palo Alto University from the University of San Diego where she is an associate professor in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. She has served in progressive administrative and leadership capacities since 2009.

The University of Hawai’i School of Law Names Camille Nelson as Its Next Dean

Since 2015, Professor Nelson has served as dean of the American University Washington College of Law. She previously served as dean of the Suffolk University Law School in Boston and earlier was on the faculty at the law school at Saint Louis University.

How Racism Impacts African Americans’ Decisions to Seek Self-Employment

Two sociologists at Rice University in Houston, Texas, found that working Black adults with “racial capital,” or high awareness of the systemic nature of racism, were seven times more likely to pursue self-employment than those with low awareness.

University Study Finds Racial Gap in Dentist Visits by Older Americans

The study asked more than 20,000 adults over the age of 51 if they had visited a dentist over the past two years. Some 71 percent of participants responded yes. But there was a significant difference between Blacks and Whites.

Universities Partner to Produce the Official Oral History of Barack Obama’s Presidency

The Obama Foundation has selected the Columbia Center for Oral History Research to produce the official oral history of Barack Obama's presidency. The University of Hawai'i and the University of Chicago will also serve as contributing partners for the project.

Cornelius Carter Appointed to an Endowed Chair at the University of Alabama

Professor Carter, who holds a a master of fine arts degree in dance from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, also serves as director of the dance program at the University of Alabama and as artistic director of the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre.

John V. White Is One of Two Finalists for Chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa

John V. White is acting chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Earlier, he was executive vice president and provost at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Three Women Named to New Faculty Positions at U.S. Universities

Taking on new teaching roles are Francine Huff at Florida A&M University, Phyllis Dennery at Brown University in Rhode Island, and Shalanda H. Baker at the law school of the University of Hawaii.

Robert Kelly Is a Finalist for Vice Chancellor at the University of Hawaii Manoa

Dr. Kelly served as vice president at Loyola University in Chicago from 2009 to March of this year. Previously, he was vice president for student development at Seattle University.

Four Universities Selected as Finalists for the Obama Presidential Library

The Barack Obama foundation has narrowed the field of candidates to host the Obama Presidential Library to Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the University of Hawaii.

University of Hawaii Study Shows How Sleep Deprivation Impacts Racial Prejudice

The results of the study of 400 undergraduate students at the University of Hawaii showed that the sleepier the test subject, the more likely they were to rate prospective job candidates with Black-sounding names unqualified for the position.

Four African American Academics Win Awards

Erica Lorraine Williams, Brenda Cartwright, Donald Andrews, and James Hill are honored.

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