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Robert Jefferson Named Director of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico

Robert Jefferson Named Director of Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico

Currently, Dr. Jefferson is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Alabama Birmingham and has led the African American studies program at the university.

UAB Professor Gives Back to His Native Nigeria

UAB Professor Gives Back to His Native Nigeria

Tolu Aduroja, an associate professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Alabama Birmingham, returns to Nigeria each fall at his own expense and provides free health care to patients at a clinic in Ibadan.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

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.

Three Black Administrators Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Three Black Administrators Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Lisa McBride is chief diversity officer at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Carlton Young was named assistant dean at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Dickens Mathieu was appointed senior vice president and general counsel at Syracuse University.

Eric Jack Named Dean of the Business School at the University of Alabama Birmingham

Eric Jack Named Dean of the Business School at the University of Alabama Birmingham

Dr. Jack is an associate professor in the department of management, information systems, and quantitative methods and has been serving as interim dean since October.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

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.

University of Alabama Birmingham Conducting Oral History Project of the Civil Rights Movement

University of Alabama Birmingham Conducting Oral History Project of the Civil Rights Movement

The goal of the StoryCorps Griot Initiative is to record for prosperity the stories of the city’s residents who participated in the historical civil rights movement in the early 1960s.

University Study Finds That the Racial Gap in Fatal Coronary Disease Is Widening

University Study Finds That the Racial Gap in Fatal Coronary Disease Is Widening

The research, conducted at the University of Alabama Birmingham, shows that despite a steady decline in fatal coronary heart disease for all groups, since 2000, the racial gap has actually increased.

Black Male Excellence Network Working Wonders at the University of Alabama Birmingham

Black Male Excellence Network Working Wonders at the University of Alabama Birmingham

The graduation rate of Black male students who join the initiative is about twice the rate for Black men as a whole at the university.

University Study Finds Many Blacks in Alabama Lack Access to Eye Care Practitioners

University Study Finds Many Blacks in Alabama Lack Access to Eye Care Practitioners

African Americans in Alabama are twice as likely as Whites to suffer from vision impairment and eye disease, particularly cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.

Eric Jack Named Interim Dean of UAB School of Business

Eric Jack Named Interim Dean of UAB School of Business

He is an associate professor in the department of management, information systems, and quantitative methods. He has also served as associate dean of the business school since 2008.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

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.

Two African-American Scholars Awarded Research Grants for Projects on Racial Health Disparities

Two African-American Scholars Awarded Research Grants for Projects on Racial Health Disparities

Olivio Clay and Shantel Hebert-Magee receiving funding for their research projects.