Race, gender and law scholar discusses racial disparities in health care
March 1, 2021
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Diversity and Inclusion Celebrations
February gives our Bobcat family the opportunity to celebrate the rich history and diverse contributions of the Black American community — while reminding us all how important it is to embrace diversity and inclusivity throughout the year.
At Quinnipiac, we are committed to inclusive excellence, built upon equality. We believe everyone should be respected and welcomed in our community — and have the opportunity to be heard and thrive.
We hope you will participate in our month-long celebration.
March 1, 2021
Before he became an assistant professor of criminal justice at Quinnipiac, Kalfani Turè spent five years as a police officer in metropolitan Atlanta.Read More
Long before she became a lawyer, Antoinette Bush was a kid from Illinois whose father, a state’s attorney, showed her the impact that law could have on society. As executive vice president and global head of government affairs for News Corp., Bush is making her own impact.Read More
The corner of 132nd Street and Madison Avenue in East Harlem will always be a crossroads for Don Sawyer. There’s no special street sign or bronze plaque embedded in the sidewalk, but that doesn’t change anything.Read More
Caurice Wynter, MD `22, was celebrating her mother’s birthday at her family’s Bronx home in March when she received the call. Wynter, a fourth-year student in the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, learned she would not be resuming her surgical rotation at Waterbury Hospital. All of the School of Medicine’s students were pulled from their rotation sites due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Christine Kinealy, PhD, professor of history and director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute, recently spoke about Frederick Douglass' time in Ireland on the U.S. Embassy's Dublin podcast, "The Diplomatic Pouch."Read More
The Department of Athletics' Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee is taking the month of February to celebrate the greatest Black athletes in QU history. Each week a set of former student-athletes will be honored for their contributions to their teams and community.
Over the years, we have honored the stories of Black Americans near and far who have led change with courage and a far-reaching vision to lift the lives of members of their community, achieved success in their chosen field — despite barriers — and brought social justice to all corners of society.
Notable personalities and thought leaders — from Michele Norris of NPR, to film director, producer, writer and actor Spike Lee, to a poignant hip hop performance, to a conversation about racial profiling with community leaders — have helped us lead important conversations.
Learn more about our commitment and plans to celebrate and advance diversity, inclusion and equity.