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New CDOs ‘Stand on the Shoulders’ of DEI Predecessors

An increasing number of organizations across all sectors have added chief diversity officer (CDO) positions to their workforces in recent years to meet the demand for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) expertise. Following the...

Read, Watch, Listen

READ: The Loneliest Americans Jay Caspian Kang considers the complexities behind the term “Asian American” as he intermingles both personal memoir and historical reporting to examine the difficulties Asian immigrants have faced when attempting to...

Johnson & Wales University Hosts ‘Chalk OUT!’ to Celebrate National Coming Out Day

Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, Rhode Island, celebrated National Coming Out Day on October 11 with a “Chalk OUT!” at Gaebe Commons. Students, faculty, and staff were invited to celebrate LGBTQ pride...

The 2021 Health Professions HEED Awards: Support

Mentoring Black Nurses Toward Success The Mentoring Black Nurses Toward Success program pairs Black undergraduate students at the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) with clinical staff nurses from the university’s health system. Once matched,...

The 2021 Health Professions HEED Awards: Social Justice & Activism

Time’s Up Healthcare Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) joined Time’s Up Healthcare, a national initiative that engages health professions schools and institutions in the push toward equitable and dignified employment. The initiative is...