Tag: race

Lecture highlights worldwide issues

Placido Gomez, associate dean of academic affairs, highlighted ongoing problems in the world and the lack of time to think about solutions in a lecture titled “We Don’t Have Time to Rub Elbows and Sip Tea” at noon Tuesday in the Quay Davis Boardroom. 

Mathews shares her stories as first-generation student

The University’s First Generation and Peer Mentoring program hosted “Our Stories” featuring Shannon Mathews, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who shared her personal journey Tuesday in the Hanawalt House courtyard before about 20 community members.

First Person Experience: It’s not as clear as black and white

Every mixed-race person remembers the first time they were asked “What are you?”

Black women marginalized in education

Kimberly White-Smith, dean of the LaFetra College of Education, talked about her findings on the experiences of Black mother scholars in education on Tuesday at the weekly faculty lecture.

Teaching about racism in school can be a first step toward progress

Beverly Daniel Tatum spoke on addressing issues of racism in academic settings and how to be proactive in our own sphere of influence on Wednesday at the annual Frederick Douglass Human Rights lecture through Zoom. 

Artist explores biracial identity

Alison Saar, a mixed-media artist from Los Angeles, shared her process of transitioning from sculptor to print artist during a video presentation Tuesday. 

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