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STORIES FROM THE OAKS
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The Category Is: Inclusion; Jadia Washington ‘21, The First Androgynous Woman To Walk
History was made at the 2019 Dillard University Coronation when junior Jadia Washington became the first androgynous woman to walk in the crowning ceremony for Mr. and Miss Dillard. The commemorative moment was vast considering how fashion plays a role at coronations. Like a page out of a fairy tale, HBCU coronations are often cis-gendered/heteronormative spaces.
Center for Racial Justice to debut class on police brutality
Dixon awarded Mellon Periclean Faculty Leader Grant
Dillard to host Center for Coding and Creativity
Dillard one of the "50 Most Beautiful College Campuses"
Fall 2020 Reconnect Plan
Kullman Firm to award $10K law school scholarship
Alumna Johnson-Eanes appointed president of CUNY-York College
Senior Smith selected HBCU Competitiveness Scholar
Dillard to launch Center for Racial Justice
DU alumni featured in #20for20Grads campaign
Dillard places first in National HBCU Stock Market Challenge
Fos, Kellum, LSU Health Sciences professor collaborate for journal article about diabetes and COVID
Tropical Storm Cristobal
2020 Melton Foundation Fellows announced
Dillard to host free COVID-19 testing in Gentilly
Divine Nine author, speaker lends Dillard a helping hand
Dillard receives Mellon Foundation funding
List of 2020 graduates
New Roads native Bria Jones 2020 valedictorian
Chicago native Dazjah Samuels 2020 salutatorian
Alumnus Jericho Brown wins 2020 Pulitzer Prize
Hébert, Lesen, Fos named to COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
Business, nursing endowed professors named
President Kimbrough: "We are a resilient community in a resilient city."
Rev. Herbert Brisbon, III named chaplain
Three earn full law school scholarships
STORIES FROM THE OAKS
Dillard Humanities: Masterpiece and brilliance
Students join nation's protests against racial injustices
Nick Harris keeps DU connected through COVID
First androgynous woman walks in DU's coronation
The "Cachinbona" life of Flor Martinez
Leah Rouege and New Orleans' Instafamous subculture
DU in the News
Alumna Friedman to host "Chicago Tonight: Black Voices"
Dallas Weekly profiles alumna and banking executive Cassandra McKinney
For HBCUs, the coronavirus pandemic hits especially close to home
Film student Peters "chases his passion"
President Kimbrough on how COVID-19 will change higher education
Collins: Mayor's new texting service could be providing valuable data
Broady discusses Black families' struggles during pandemic with The New York Times
Esmail on Dixie Beer name change
DU junior battling COVID-19: "Don't let your guard down"
Lumina Foundation: "Dillard University students rise to the challenge"
Significance of Juneteenth - Dr. Eva Baham
Chief Medical Officer Hébert hosts video series on sickle cell anemia
Alumna Alves named Bradford & Barthel LLP chief diversity officer
Esmail talks race relations on Juneteenth
Alumna McNeal first African American woman on American Express's executive committee
The Washington Post quotes President Kimbrough on president's HBCU claims
Broady one of 19 Black economists celebrated on Juneteenth
Esmail discusses "pivotal shift in societal views on race"
Collins: Renaming Jefferson Davis Parkway a sign of city council being "responsive to the will of the people"
Esmail: Policing policies terminology needs to be more "forceful"
Alumna Roberts named Xavier Exponential director
Alumnus Atwood brings Houston its first hip hop museum
President Kimbrough on COVID-19's exacerbating inequities in higher education
Alumna Fleming named Florida SouthWestern State College dean of education
Dean Broady talks BLS jobs report on #RolandMartinUnfiltered
Words matter for college presidents, but so will actions
President Kimbrough discusses Black college graduates' COVID, civil unrest struggles
Esmail: Harmony between NOPD, protesters influenced by several factors
President Kimbrough discusses future of HBCUs in New Orleans with the Kresge Foundation
Alumna Kopylov named to Posse Foundation national board
Alumna Domingue-Glover talks actors' struggles amid COVID-19
Palmer: New Orleans restaurants "essential to our community"
VP Barnes on police brutality and racism in the wake of George Floyd's death
Alumna Astasia Williams talks life as Washington Redskins social media manager
Reflections in Black: Dillard alumna Samella Lewis
HBCUs after COVID-19: Sheen exclusive with President Kimbrough
Esmail discusses COVID-related financial difficulties for low-income workers
President Kimbrough talks fall 2020 amid COVID-19 with The Atlantic
Saloy comments on roots of jazz funerals as COVID-19 silences tradition
Alumna, DU 40 Under 40 recipient Mitchell selected MyNewOrleans.com Top Female Achiever
Hebert, Lesen, Fos named to COVID task force
Fos, Lesen discuss COVID racial disparities with columnist Sutton
AD Barnes discusses future of college athletics, institutions amid COVID
Columnist Sutton on COVID disparities: "Lesen...tried to warn us."
Alumnus Raj Smoove's online DJ sets create social connection
Hébert: "Protect La.'s vulnerable African Americans"
Lesen visits "CBS Evening News" to discuss COVID disparities
Nursing, Community Relations make PPE donations
Lesen: COVID disparities "produced by policy"
Environmental journalism professor cites Lesen
La. Budget Project cites Lesen
AD Barnes featured as P.O.W.E.R.ful women series
Collins discusses governor's COVID federal disaster declaration
Food Studies featured in USA Today's agriculture issue
Hébert: 10 things for African Americans to protect themselves from COVID
SAFE Fund featured example of how HBCUs try to minimize student debt
President Kimbrough examines Trump's claim to have saved HBCUs
Report: HBCUs produce higher income, more prosperity for students
President Kimbrough: "Missouri effect" part of HBCU enrollment increase
Alumnus Lynn leverages Facebook employment to help small businesses
AD Barnes on athletics' post-Katrina return: "Hiring, trust and relationships are everything."
Report: HBCUs produce more upwardly mobile graduates than PWIs
Alumna Bolden recognized by National AfterSchool Association
AT&T donates $250,000 to College of Business
Kimbrough joins star-studded panel at Essence Fest to discuss HBCUs' helping close nation's economic divide
President Kimbrough featured on MyNewOrleans.com in style
University receives $1.25M for STEM research
President Kimbrough: In troubled times, HBCUs are leading the way
Board Chair Jones: A Center for Racial Justice at Dillard, Where Black Lives Have Always Mattered
President Kimbrough: No More Statements
AD Barnes: Diversity & Inclusion Is Everybody's Business (p. 80)
President Kimbrough: A Fall Unlike Any I Have Seen
Turner: How I transitioned my college algebra course to digital platforms
Fos white paper: COVID-19: A Health Disparity Preliminary Findings
Lesen: Coronavirus will exacerbate existing health inequities
Kimbrough: Real rivalry between New Orleans and Atlanta should extend beyond the gridiron
VP Barnes: The road to HBCU self-sustainability
Kimbrough: How alternative facts can create fake HBCU news