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Can you see me? Honoring Black Mental Health During a Double Pandemic

Jul 01 - Dr. Delishia Pittman presented on the panel, "Can you see me? Honoring Black Mental Health During a Double Pandemic," hosted by the DC Psychological Association with Drs. Jessica Smedley and Candice Hargon. Over 250 people joined the live discussion and the recorded webinar was viewed over 1300 times in the first week.

"Reflecting on My Role as a Journalist in this Moment"

Jul 01 - GSEHD student Luqman Adeniyi(master's, Organizational Leadership and Learning) published an article on CNN.com entitled, "Racism in America: Reflecting on my role as a journalist in this moment." Mr. Adeniyi is an Associate Producer at CNN, and he says, "Tying this back to OLL, it’s the concept of public reflection, focus on vulnerability, psychological safety and transformative learning that inspired me to share my perspective with a wide audience. It’s just another real-world example of what we are learning in the class being applied in the workplace.

Race-Based Trauma for BIPOC Mental Health Month

Jul 01 - GSEHD student Shani Banks (master's, Clinical Mental Health Counseling) worked with her organization, Mental Health America, to publish a webpage dedicated to Race-Based Trauma for BIPOC Mental Health Month.

Alumnus Interviewed by International Professors Project

Jul 01 - GSEHD alumnus Steve Foerster (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) was interviewed by the International Professors Project. Mr. Foerster is President of New World University, which is based in the Commonwealth of Dominica and uses distance learning and partner organizations to reach students worldwide.

The Future of Social, Creative and Experiential Digital Learning

Jul 01 - GSEHD alumna Whitney Kilgore (graduate certificate, Educational Technology Leadership) participated as a panelist in the webinar, "The Future of Social, Creative and Experiential Digital Learning" hosted by the University of London Institute in Paris.

Global Perspectives on International Student Experiences in Higher Education

Jul 01 - GSEHD student Kelber Tozini (PhD, Education and Inequality CRT), had a book review published in the Journal of International Students entitled, "Global Perspectives on International Student Experiences in Higher Education."

One of the 20 Most Successful Businesswomen to Watch in 2020

Jul 01 - GSEHD alumna Amanda Haddaway (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) has been recognized as One of the 20 Most Successful Businesswomen to Watch in 2020 by Insights Success. Ms. Haddaway is the managing director of HR Answerbox.

The Complexity of Reopening Schools

Jul 01 - Maria Ferguson, Executive Director of GSEHD's Center on Education Policy, wrote about the complexity of reopening schools in her piece, "Analysis: Education and Litigation Have a Long History. The Challenges of Teaching & Reopening School in a Pandemic Make Lawsuits Even More Likely" in The 74 Million.

Dr. Larry Medsker became a Co-Editor-in-Chief

Jul 01 - Dr. Larry Medsker became a Co-Editor-in-Chief for a new Springer Nature journal called AI and Ethics.

The process of curricular integration and its effects on anatomical knowledge retention

Jul 01 - Four faculty in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) who are graduates of the Master Teacher Leadership Development Program, along with Dr. Ellen Goldman and a staff member in SMHS, published "The process of curricular integration and its effects on anatomical knowledge retention" in Clinical Anatomy. The article provides faculty perspectives on the revision of the MD Program and shows a significant increase in anatomy knowledge retention for the new vs. old curriculum.