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The Next Dean of Students at the University of Colorado-Boulder

The Next Dean of Students at the University of Colorado-Boulder

Akirah J. Bradley was appointed dean of students and associate vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has been serving as assistant dean of students at the University of California, Berkeley.

University of Colorado Honors Its First Black Faculty Member and First Black Librarian

University of Colorado Honors Its First Black Faculty Member and First Black Librarian

The Charles and Mildred Nilon Scholarship will be offered to students who “are committed to advancing educational opportunities in under-resourced schools, especially those that serve African American communities.”

Study Finds Minority Managers Who Hire Minorities Are Likely to Be Rated Less Competent

Study Finds Minority Managers Who Hire Minorities Are Likely to Be Rated Less Competent

The results of the study showed that minority managers were rated as less effective when they hired a minority applicant for the open position than minority managers who hired a White person for the post.

Talmadge King Jr. to Lead the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Talmadge King Jr. to Lead the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

For the past nine years, Dr. King has been chair of the department of medicine at the university. He joined the faculty at the medical school in 1997 after teaching at the University of Colorado.

University of Colorado Professor Wins PEN Open Book Award

University of Colorado Professor Wins PEN Open Book Award

Professor Ruth Ellen Kocher was honored for her collection of poems, domina Un/blued (Tupelo Press, 2013). She will receive the award, and a $5,000 cash prize, at a ceremony in New York City on September 29.

Louisiana State University Is a Leader in Graduating Black Students With Ph.D.s in Chemistry

Louisiana State University Is a Leader in Graduating Black Students With Ph.D.s in Chemistry

From 2005 to 2009, 19 percent of all Ph.D.s awarded in chemistry at LSU were earned by African Americans. Blacks were less than 10 percent of the chemistry Ph.D. recipients at the other 49 leading chemistry departments in the nation.

New U.S. Ambassador Has Ties to Higher Education

New U.S. Ambassador Has Ties to Higher Education

Daniel W. Yohannes was recently sworn in as the United States Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. He sits on advisory boards at the University of Washington and University of Colorado.

University of Colorado Led Study Finds Physican Racial Bias Does Not Impact Treatment

University of Colorado Led Study Finds Physican Racial Bias Does Not Impact Treatment

The study led by a research team at the University of Colorado at Boulder found that despite the racial biases of physicians, there was no racial difference in treatment for 3,000 minority patients with hypertension.

Widespread Racial Differences in Who Receives CPR After a Cardiac Arrest

Widespread Racial Differences in Who Receives CPR After a Cardiac Arrest

In low-income Black neighborhoods, the odds of receiving bystander CPR were 50 percent lower than in a high-income non-Black neighborhood.

Study Finds Racial Bias in Split-Second Decision-Making on Who Is Dangerous

Study Finds Racial Bias in Split-Second Decision-Making on Who Is Dangerous

A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado and San Diego State University finds that both college students and police officers exhibit racial bias when confronted with split-second decisions on who is dangerous and who is not.

Pamela Anthony Is a Finalist for Dean of Students at the University of Colorado and Iowa State

Pamela Anthony Is a Finalist for Dean of Students at the University of Colorado and Iowa State

She currently is assistant dean of students at Georgia State University.

M. Roy Wilson Named to a Key Post at the National Institutes of Health

M. Roy Wilson Named to a Key Post at the National Institutes of Health

He has served in a number of leadership posts in higher education, most recently as chair of the board of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.

Robert Boswell Named to Head Diversity Efforts at the University of Colorado

Robert Boswell Named to Head Diversity Efforts at the University of Colorado

He is a professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at the university.