Social Justice
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  • Oct 14 2020

In August, Stevens-Watkins was appointed UK’s Assistant Vice President for Research in Diversity and Inclusion after President Eli Capilouto announced a five-year, $10 million commitment to sponsor UK research focused on racial disparities and inequity.

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  • Oct 12 2020

“We have, essentially, invented a new way of doing research. By using publicly available podcasts, anyone can go back and listen to participants’ conversations in full and make their own conclusions about what was discussed,” Vasquez Heilig said.

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  • Oct 7 2020

Founded in 1896 in a time where Black women were not permitted in other prominent feminist organizations, the NACWC Inc. is the first organization created specifically for Black women. The WISE chapter at UK will be the first chapter of the association in Kentucky.

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  • Sep 8 2020

UK College of Education Professor Cheryl E. Matias has received national recognition for her work in racial justice and teacher education as recipient of the 2020 American Educational Research Association’s Mid-Career Award in Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education).

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  • Jun 29 2020

In the wake of protests across the United States, corporate America is shifting away from “business-as-usual” and instead, sharing messages of solidarity — some even going as far as to launch new initiatives surrounding diversity and inclusion.

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  • Mar 9 2020

"There is considerable confusion around policies and procedures for addressing campus sexual misconduct and assault and a good deal of diversity across campuses." Claire Renzetti

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  • Jan 31 2020

A two-day symposium at the University of Kentucky will connect academic and community voices on issues surrounding mass incarceration.

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  • Jan 8 2020

Travis Scheadler, a sport and exercise psychology master’s student, was selected as the first junior associate editor for the Journal for Advancing Sport Psychology Research.

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  • Nov 14 2019

Candice Nicole Hargons is not interested in glossing over the intricacies of racism. She is using science to take a deep dive into conversations about whether racism exists, who is most impacted by it and what it means to be racist.