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ASHE Conference Urges Humanization of Higher Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In order to enact human values, we have to start with ourselves. The conference theme this year is humanizing higher education, and hundreds of scholars from across the country gathered here to share their research, resources, and make connections. These values run contrary to systemic oppression.

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How Humanities and STEM Students Alike Can Better Manage Stress

Active Minds

Though students often jokingly debate which is more rigorous, future-proof, and overall superior, humanities and STEM students alike face the need to manage the stress of juggling academics, extracurriculars, a social life, and planning for post-grad. Last but not least, sleep is essential; neglecting physical health is a big NO.

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Cole, Lewis Receive National Humanities Medal at the White House

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The National Humanities Medal honors an individual or organization whose work has deepened the nation’s understanding of the human experience, broadened citizens’ engagement with history or literature, or helped preserve and expand Americans’ access to cultural resources. Two prominent Black academicians--Drs.

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Dr. Ruth Simmons to Deliver 2023 NEH Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Simmons will deliver the 2023 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, the highest honor from the federal government for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities. Simmons The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) lecture – “Facing History to Find a Better Future” – will take place 7 p.m. Dr. Ruth J.

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Overcoming Human Nature

Steve Keating

This is a post that might create a bit of controversy because I’m not a huge believer in the idea of a “fixed” unchangeable human nature. I think too often people use “human nature” as an excuse. Human nature may mean you’re likely to do something but it doesn’t mean you have to do it.

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Georgetown and Howard Universities Awarded $3 Million for Medical Humanities Center

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Georgetown University and Howard University have been awarded a $3 million grant to help fund the establishment of a center for medical humanities. year grant from the Mellon Foundation will go towards the Georgetown-Howard Center for Medical Humanities and Health Justice, which aims to reduce health disparities in D.C.

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You’re a Human Being, Not a Human Studying: Five Self-Care Tips for Finals Week

Active Minds

The post You’re a Human Being, Not a Human Studying: Five Self-Care Tips for Finals Week appeared first on Active Minds. However, as I’m going into my seventh semester of college, I can promise that it’s more than worth a try, and these self-care tips are the perfect place to start this finals week. Good luck, I’m rooting for you!