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A Possible Explanation for the Higher Mortality Rate for Black Women With Breast Cancer

A Possible Explanation for the Higher Mortality Rate for Black Women With Breast Cancer

Blacks are less likely than Whites to get breast cancer but when they do Blacks are more likely to die from the disease. A study by researchers in California shows one reason why the mortality rate may be higher for Black women.

Two Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Two Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

This October, Ngugi wa Thiong’o will be presented with the University of California Irvine Medal for his service to the university. Velma McBride Murry of Vanderbilt University was honored by the Society for Research in Child Development.

The Inaugural Winner of a Book Award in African American Art History

The Inaugural Winner of a Book Award in African American Art History

Bridget R. Cooks, an associate professor of art history and African American studies at the University of California Irvine, was honored by the Driskell Center at the University of Maryland College Park.

Four Black Scholars Named to New Posts

Four Black Scholars Named to New Posts

Thomas Parham, Sheridan Quarles Kingsberry, Billy Thomas, and Stacey Close have been assigned to new administrative positions.

A New Dean of Engineering at the University of California at Irvine

A New Dean of Engineering at the University of California at Irvine

Gregory Washington was on the engineering faculty at Ohio State University.