Tag: University of Kansas

University of Kansas Debuts New Online Archive of African American Photography

The collection includes more than digital 1,000 images from the 2,700 photographs taken by Hughes of African American workers and their families in Wichita from 1940 through the 1970s.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

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.

Jennifer Hamer of the University of Kansas to Edit New Journal

A professor of American studies at the University of Kansas, Dr. Hamer was named editor of Women, Gender, and Families of Color.

Six African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education Administration

Stephen McDaniel, Remica Bingham-Risher, Blane Harding, Loretta Moore, A. Benjamin Spencer, and Latanya Walker are the appointees.

Study Finds Women’s Magazines Ignore Health Issues of Importance to African Americans

Crystal Lumpkins of the University of Kansas found that the magazines virtually ignored diabetes, heart disease, and HIV/AIDS, major health issues in the Black community.

African American Faculty News

Sue Houchins was awarded tenure. Maryemma Graham was named a University Distinguished Professor. Carlos Minor joins the faculty at Northwestern Oklahoma and M. Bernadette Carter was named professor emerita.

Four African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Katrina Reynolds, Crystal Rae Coel Coleman, Tammara Durham, and Marcus Burgess are the new appointees.

University of Kansas Scholar Wins Emerging Playwright Award

Darren Canady will be honored at the national conference of the American Theatre Critics Association.

Honors for Four Black Educators

Tricia Bent-Goodley, Unoma Azuah, Amos Sawyer, and Bernadette Gray-Little received honors for their work.

Two African Americans to Join the Faculty at the University of Kansas

Jennifer Hamer and Clarence Lang both taught at the University of Illinois.

Grants and Gifts

This week’s grants to HBCUs or for programs relating to African Americans.

Racial Disparity Found in Approvals of Grants by the National Institutes of Health

A new study led by Donna K. Ginther found that black scientists were 13 percentage points less likely than white scientists to win grants from the National Institutes of Health.

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