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Neuroscience: Using neuroscience to build a healthy community

While it might sound strange at first, a child’s developing brain has certain expectations from its environment. Consistent and responsive care are important for a healthy child...

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Health and Society

Are We There Yet: Doctors (Part 1)

What has life been like for the ones in the medical field? Check in to hear some of their stories. Host: Emorja RobersonGuests: Dr. Luther Quarles, IV and Dr. James Green

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Career Development

Discovering Leadership, Career Discernment, and Community through Seminars

Pivoting from a pre-med major to a potential career as a social worker or psychologist, and discovering the importance of intersectionality and how environmental science relates...

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Science and Technology

Neuroscience: How experiences influence brain function and long-term health

It has been said that “it takes a village to raise a child” and understanding neuroscience can be one of the building blocks for that village. How important are relationships,...

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Health and Society

How Whites Can Become Allies

How can whites become allies? The first step to fixing a problem is to listen. Join the conversation with Maria McKenna, Ph.D., to find out how whites can join forces with the...

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Science and Technology

Neuroscience: What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important?

What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important to how our brains function? Researchers who study neuroscience and behavior have discovered that one of the biggest...

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Health and Society

Black and Educated

Dr. Danny Jean, founder of the Facebook group, PhinisheD/FinishEdD (Drs/Future Drs) #WhoGotNext, created this safe space for doctors to share their stories of struggles and...

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Health and Society

Current Responses to Human Trafficking: Citizen, Business, Government, Law Enforcement, Victim Leadership

Thursday, 03/18/2021, at 6:00 p.m. ET – What do you know about human trafficking? What do you need to know? What can we do to end this evil? Join us on the third Thursday of the...

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Science and Technology

Making Science Accessible to All during COVID-19

When Cara Ocobock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Anthropology at Notre Dame, began looking for science kits for her niece she was disappointed in the lack of scientific rigor in...

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Health and Society

From Foster Care to Forbes

This Tik-Tok influencer’s story will knock you off your feet! Find out how he recently had his story in Forbes magazine. Host: Emorja RobersonGuest: Anthony Hyland

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Health and Society

Visit those in prison

Since retiring from her career as a librarian, Cheryl Ashe has devoted herself to helping ex-offenders re-enter the community following their release from prison. Cheryl began...

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Art and History

Freedom is Here

Did you know that Black people own Freedom, GA? Find out how 19 Black families purchased land to establish this city.

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