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Professor Winborne receives the 2017-18 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant

AAUW’s American Fellowships program has been in existence since 1888, making it the oldest noninstitutional source of graduate funding for women in the United States. The program provides fellowships for women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks. Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants provide support…
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Published On: September 18, 2017 |
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Making America Healthy Again: Analyzing Trump’s Take On The Social Determinants Of Health

Article by Professor Patricia Illingworth clearly presents the correlation between social influences and health care in the US under the Trump administration.   http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2017/08/11/making-america-healthy-again-analyzing-trumps-take-on-the-social-determinants-of-health/

Published On: September 8, 2017 |
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Artistic Expressions of Academic Talks

Alum Kaća Bradonjić ’04 shares her artwork after attending various conferences and workshops.

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Prof. Illingworth on Americans and Immigrant Health

In this short piece, Professor Illingworth argues that Health is a public good. She argues that it is a public good because the health of one group of people directly impacts the health of other groups of people. In this case, the two groups in question are American citizens and immigrants. Since America refuses to give…
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Published On: April 11, 2017 |
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Philosophy Department Essay Contest

The Department of Philosophy and Religion is pleased to announce our annual essay award competition. Awards will be given in two categories: Philosophy and Religion. The deadline for papers is April 4th at 11:59 pm. For the full details of the contest click through…
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Published On: March 13, 2017 |
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Prof. Basl Featured in Neuromarketing Article

Prof. Basl discusses how advances in smartphones and wearable technology allow neuromarketers to gather and act on data they previously had no access to, and how the ethics behind these actions affect the consumer. Link: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2228090-neuromarketing-in-the-age-of-iphones/

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Contentious Immigration and Health Care Issues at Heart of Timely New Book

Professor Patricia Illingworth and Professor Wendy Parmet, director of NUSL’s Center for Health Policy and Law, are the co-authors of a new book, The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity. Parmet and Illingworth demonstrate how shortsighted it is to craft health policy on the basis of ethnocentrism and xenophobia.

Published On: February 14, 2017 |
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Professor Bucar Quoted in an Article about Saudi Male Guardianship in the Christian Science Monitor

Professor Elizabeth Bucar was quoted by Gretel Kauffman in a recently published article about Saudi male guardianship in the Christian Science Monitor. Follow the link below to read the article: “Saudi women petition to end male guardianship laws”

Published On: October 6, 2016 |
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Professor Sheila Winborne to Participate in a Wabash Center Peer Mentoring Cluster, A Project Made Possible By A Grant Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.

Professor Sheila Winborne along with Professor Mitzi Smith of Ashland Theological Seminary (grant director) and Professor Janice McLean-Farrell of City Seminary of New York will participate in a 2016 Peer Mentoring Cluster titled “African American Women Negotiating Academia with Self-Care”. The project is made possible by a grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and…
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Published On: July 26, 2016 |
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Professor Delmas is Named NYU’s 2016 Dworkin-Balzan Fellow

Great news! Professor Candice Delmas has been named the Dworkin-Balzan Fellow at the Center for Law and Philosophy at New York University School of Law. Please join us in congratulating Professor Delmas on this prestigious fellowship for philosophers of law!

Published On: March 19, 2016 |
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