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Research    Education    Community    Diversity

Hunt Helms Advancement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice in New Role

Eleven years ago, when Cerise Hunt, PhD, MSW, began her doctoral research into advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in postsecondary institutions, she realized it’s not enough to be an equity champion. Inclusive excellence must evolve from theory into action so that every student who steps onto campus ­­– regardless of race, ethnicity or gender identity – feels welcome and can thrive.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date
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COVID-19    Diversity   

Fear, Distrust Overshadow Vaccine Decision for Some Hard-Hit Communities

Black, Hispanic/Latinx and American Indian/Alaska Native people are more than two-and-a-half times as likely to die from COVID-19 than white people. Despite the unequal burden, early data suggest fewer people from some diverse communities are receiving the vaccine during the rollout.

Author Shawna Matthews | Publish Date
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Campus Life    COVID-19    Diversity

Care@Work: Platform Helps Balance Demands Facing Workforce, Students

Life. It’s complicated. In 2020, the complications have been taken up a notch.

Finding the right care for your family can be difficult, and COVID-19 has created new challenges for all of us. The CU Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to helping our faculty, staff and full-time students with a new family care program to help you balanc

Author Staff | Publish Date
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Campus Life    Community    COVID-19    Diversity

Diversity Director Vows a United Front and Lasting Moves Toward Change

CU Anschutz 360 talks to Regina Richards, PhD, MSW, new associate vice chancellor for diversity, equity, inclusion and community engagement at the Anschutz Medical Campus, and CU medical student Stephanie Nwagwu about this inflection point in American history – the demand for lasting change in social justice, health equity and access to opportunity.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date
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