17th Annual Hamilton E. Holmes Memorial Lecture

This talk will discuss the role of race in recruitment, selection, and ultimate job choice. It will benefit students to understand how race-ethnicity has relevance for applicant screening and their own screening of employers.  

Following Emory’s Waste: Where Does It Go And Who Does It Affect?

Historically, waste has been a burden placed on vulnerable and marginalized communities, so our office wanted to follow Emory’s waste by using the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice tool to see which communities are being affected. We hope that contextualizing where our waste goes will remind us that there is no “away” when we throw … Continue Reading →

Oxford Chaplain’s Lecture Series : Taos Wynn

The Oxford Chaplain’s Lecture Series will host social advocate, author, and speaker, Taos Wynn 06Ox 009C on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 7:30 PM EST. As part of Oxford’s Black History Month events, he will talk about his advocacy work around human rights issues, including his work with the Perfect Love Foundation.

Racial disparities in asthma related to health care access, environmental factors

From Woodruff Health Sciences Center | Jan. 11, 2019 In the United States, there are persistent racial disparities in asthma prevalence, morbidity and mortality. These disparities can largely be explained by looking at socioeconomic and environmental factors, such as access to healthcare, a nationwide analysis shows. The findings highlight the potential of targeted interventions, such … Continue Reading →

Xenophobia in America

  The United States is known as a nation of immigrants. But as award-winning author and historian Erika Lee will discuss in our next colloquium, the US is also a nation of xenophobia. An irrational fear, hatred, and hostility toward immigrants has been a defining feature of our nation from the colonial era to the … Continue Reading →