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NC Newsline headline "Duke University mirrors national trend with troubling retreat on DEI"

Op-Ed in NC Newsline: Duke University mirrors national trend with troubling retreat on DEI

Student • June 14, 2024

NC Newsline headline "Duke University mirrors national trend with troubling retreat on DEI"
Social Mission Alliance team member Nadia Bey published an op-ed on June 13, 2024 in NC Newsline, discussing the repeal of a scholarship formerly reserved for Black students at Duke, pre-existing concerns about campus climate and Black enrollment, and how how additional recent changes to Duke's merit scholarship structure will negatively impact who has the ability to enroll. ...

Ujuoñu Nwizu Social Media Takeover

Student • April 9, 2024

Ujuoñu Nwizu takes over our social media for the day to tell us how they ended up in the field of public health....
40-60 Dental students gather for a photo wearing blue scrubs and surgical masks

Stacie Davis Social Media Takeover

Student • March 5, 2024

40-60 Dental students gather for a photo wearing blue scrubs and surgical masks
Senior Health Justice Fellow Stacie Davis takes over our social media for the day to share her journey to dentistry....
Black History Month Newsletter

Celebrating Black History Month Newsletter

Student • February 28, 2024

Black History Month Newsletter
Every February in the United States, we celebrate Black History Month as a nation. As the Social Mission Alliance, we also celebrate Black excellence throughout the year. With the month of February coming to a close, we are taking the time to highlight resources that will help you to continue honoring Black History year-around....
Devandre Juzang

Devondre Juzang Social Media Takeover

Student • February 6, 2024

Devandre Juzang
Health Justice Council member Dre Juzang takes over our social media for the day to share his story and passion for addressing trauma deserts....
Seven students gather for a photo, each holding a flag of a different Latin country

Maria Ruiz Social Media Takeover

Student • January 6, 2024

Seven students gather for a photo, each holding a flag of a different Latin country
Health Justice Fellow Maria Ruiz takes over our social media for the day to share her journey into medicine and interest in language concordant care...
Kiara and four other people smile at her graduation

Kiara Marmolejos Social Media Takeover

Student • December 15, 2023

Kiara and four other people smile at her graduation
Health Justice Fellow Kiara Marmolejos takes over our social media for the day to share her story as a PA student....

Makeen Yasar Social Media Takeover

Student • November 3, 2023

Health Justice Fellow Makeen Yasar takes over the Social Mission Alliance social media accounts for the day....

​Reimagining Health Professions School for Students of Color During COVID-19

Student • December 2, 2022

Critical conversations among student leaders about their experiences during the pandemic and the disproportionate impact on students of color. Hosted by AMSA and BFA....

​Health Professions Students’ Voices on Voting and the Election

Student • December 2, 2022

Learn about political issues that are impacting health professions student. The discussion led to a letter from students to the Biden administration....