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Stanford's Jennifer Eberhardt Is Among the "50 Groundbreaking Scientists"

Stanford’s Jennifer Eberhardt Is Among the “50 Groundbreaking Scientists”

Jennifer L. Eberhardt, an associate professor of psychology at Stanford University, was one of 15 women among the “50 Groundbreaking Scientists Who are Changing the Way We See the World” selected by Business Insider.

Three African Americans in New Teaching Positions

Three African Americans in New Teaching Positions

Marcus Thompson was given the title of Institute Professor at MIT. Alana Gunn was appointed an assistant professor of social work at Binghamton University, and Damion Waymer was named associate professor of communication at the University of Cincinnati.

Study Finds That Race-Related Comedy Is Perceived Differently in Multiracial Audiences

Study Finds That Race-Related Comedy Is Perceived Differently in Multiracial Audiences

A study led by Omotayo Banjo of the University of Cincinnati examines the behavior of Blacks and Whites while watching television comedy shows that include references to Black stereotypes.

Two Women Scholars Named to Lead National Organizations

Two Women Scholars Named to Lead National Organizations

Mina Jones Jefferson, of the University of Cincinnati, was named president-elect of the National Association of Law Placement and Tomeka Robinson, of Hofstra University, was named president-elect of the Pi Kappa Delta National Honorary Society.

Honors and Awards for Black Leaders in Higher Education

Honors and Awards for Black Leaders in Higher Education

The honorees are Carol Tonge Mack of the University of Cincinnati, Quincy Martin III of Triton College in River Grove, Illinois, and Jean E. Swinney of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Ronald L. Jackson II Chosen to Lead the National Communications Association

Ronald L. Jackson II Chosen to Lead the National Communications Association

Dr. Jackson is a professor of communication at the University of Cincinnati. He was elected second vice president of the National Communications Association and will be elevated to president in 2017.

Four African Americans in New Teaching Roles

Four African Americans in New Teaching Roles

Those with new teaching posts are Denise W. Streeter at Pennsylvania State University, Dereck Barr at the University of Wisconsin, Delaney Bennett at Clemson University, and Clarence G. Newsome at the University of Cincinnati.

University of Cincinnati Aims to Increase the Diversity of Its Faculty

University of Cincinnati Aims to Increase the Diversity of Its Faculty

The provost’s office has allocated $1,170,000 to the faculty diversification effort during the current fiscal year. And the Office of the President has allocated $800,000 over the next three years for the effort.

A Holistic Admission Process Produces Better Results for Health Profession Schools

A Holistic Admission Process Produces Better Results for Health Profession Schools

A holistic admissions process that takes into account more than an applicant’s grades and test scores, achieves an entering class that is more diverse and in most cases there is no change in measures of academic quality, student academic performance, or student retention.

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.

Four Black Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Four Black Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Taking on new faculty duties are Beverly McIver at Duke University, Abel Gyan at Clermont College of the University of Cincinnati, Marcus Gardley at Brown University, and John Miller at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.

University of Cincinnati Acquires the Collections of Louise Shropshire

University of Cincinnati Acquires the Collections of Louise Shropshire

Louise Shropshire was the composer of the song “If My Jesus Wills,” that was adapted to form the anthem of the civil rights movement “We Shall Overcome.” She never received credit for being the author of the famous lyrics until after her death.

Seven African American Scholars in New Teaching Posts

Seven African American Scholars in New Teaching Posts

The appointees are Nicole Overstreet at Clark University, Rodney Ridley Sr. at Wilkes University, Danielle Evans at the University of Wisconsin, Barbara Gutherie at Northeastern University, Prince Ellis at Clermont College, A. Todd Franklin at Hamilton College, and Kenny Leon at Fordham University.

University of Cincinnati Sociologist Finds Racial Wage Gap Remains for Highly Educated Workers

University of Cincinnati Sociologist Finds Racial Wage Gap Remains for Highly Educated Workers

The study followed a large, multiracial group of eighth graders in 1988 through the year 2000 when most of the participants were 25 years old. When educational and other factors were the same, a racial wage gap of more than $5,700 still existed.

University of Cincinnati to Study Effects of Lead Exposure on African American Women

University of Cincinnati to Study Effects of Lead Exposure on African American Women

The study is part of the long-term Cincinnati Lead Study that has followed 376 people who were born in high-risk areas of Cincinnati between 1979 and 1984.

University of Cincinnati Scholar to Head Committee of the American Public Health Association

University of Cincinnati Scholar to Head Committee of the American Public Health Association

Guy-Lucien Whembolua, an assistant professor of Africana studies at the University of Cincinnati, has been elected program chair of the Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health of the American Public Health Association.

Five African Americans Appointed to Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

Five African Americans Appointed to Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

The appointees are E. Anne Christo-Baker at Purdue, Melissa Harris-Perry at Wake Forest, Daniel Harris at Texas A&M, Jesmyn Ward at Tulane, and Craig Bailey at the University of Cincinnati.

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.

Four African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Four African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

African American academics appointed to new positions are Myron Hughes at the University of Cincinnati, Keith Pierce at Virginia Tech, Shea Kidd Houze at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Talitha Washington of Howard University.

Four African Americans Taking on New Admintrative Roles in Higher Education

Four African Americans Taking on New Admintrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Harriet Frink Davis at North Carolina Central University, Bleuzette Marshall at the University of Cincinnati, Ray Anderson at Arizona State University, and Chandra Alston at the University of Tennessee.

After Campus Protests, the University of Cincinnati Boosts Diversity Efforts

After Campus Protests, the University of Cincinnati Boosts Diversity Efforts

When the University of Cincinnati’s only African American dean resigned his post, students protested the lack of diversity on campus. The university has taken some steps to address the issue.

Six African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Six African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Those appointed to new positions are Nicole Roach at Webster University, Ronyelle Ricard at Southern University, Laurie Giles at Eastern Nazarene College, Marilyn Kershaw at the University of Cincinnati, Lason Hines at Prairie View A&M University, and Terrell L. Strayhorn at Ohio State University.

Three African American Women Named to Diversity Posts

Three African American Women Named to Diversity Posts

Crystal Ann Williams at Bates College, Mia Mallory at the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, and Kim LeDuff of the University of West Florida were named to lead their institution’s diversity initiatives.

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.

The New President of the American Counseling Association

The New President of the American Counseling Association

Cirecie West-Olatunji, associate professor and director of the Center for Traumatic Stress Research at the University of Cincinnati, has been elected president of the American Counseling Association, an organization with more than 43,000 members.

Three African Americans Named to Vice President Positions

Three African Americans Named to Vice President Positions

The new vice presidents are Debra S. Merchant at the University of Cincinnati, Denzil J. Suite at the University of Washington, and Michael C. Rogers at the University of the District of Columbia.

New Mentoring Program for Minority Nursing Students at the University of Cincinnati

New Mentoring Program for Minority Nursing Students at the University of Cincinnati

Advising Minorities By Inspiring & Transforming Them Into Outstanding Nurses (AMBITION) is a new mentoring and networking group for pre-nursing minority students at the University of Cincinnati.

Two African American Women in New Administrative Roles

Two African American Women in New Administrative Roles

Kenya Mann Faulkner was named vice president for legal affairs and general counsel at the University of Cincinnati and Cassandra Dillon was appointed director of the ShaleNET Western Hub at Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas.

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 Cincinnati Reopens Its African American Cultural and Resource Center

University of Cincinnati Reopens Its African American Cultural and Resource Center

The African American Cultural and Resource Center. which was established in 1991, has been undergoing a major renovation project since last August.

An Honor for the Africana Studies Department at the University of Cincinnati

An Honor for the Africana Studies Department at the University of Cincinnati

The department received the Sankore Institutional Award from the National Council for Black Studies at the council’s annual convention in Atlanta.

University of Cincinnati Scholar Examines If Clergy Can Help Fight Depression in the Black Community

University of Cincinnati Scholar Examines If Clergy Can Help Fight Depression in the Black Community

Research has shown that African Americans are less likely than Whites to acknowledge that they are depressed and are less likely to seek treatment.

Five African Americans Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Five African Americans Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Deborah Buchanan, Earl Wright II, Edward Adams Jr., Harold Tate, and Stephanie Chatman are all taking on new assignments.

Honors for Three African American Scholars

Honors for Three African American Scholars

Mina Jones Jefferson, William H. Harris, and Sandra C. Brown are the honorees.

Ronald Jackson Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati

Ronald Jackson Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati

He is currently professor of media and cinema studies and the former director of the African American studies program at the flagship campus of the University of Illinois.

The University of Cincinnati Mounts an Online Program to Combat Racial and Sexual Harassment

The University of Cincinnati Mounts an Online Program to Combat Racial and Sexual Harassment

Faculty and staff will be required to participate in the online training program and pass a test to show that they have mastered the content.