Dillard University Events

 

SPRING 2021

 

Let the People Decide Panel Discussion

 

April 6, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

"LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE" MOVING SHOWING AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Virtual

Presented by the Daniel C. Thompson/Samuel DuBois Cook Honors Program and the Center for Racial Justice

 

"Let the People Decide" traces the history of voting rights struggles in the U.S. from 1960 through the present day. The documentary draws parallels between the Mississippi voter registration drive of the early 1960's and North Carolina's "Moral Monday" movement in the present day. After the film, there will be a panel discussion moderated by producer and director Gavin Guerra with panelists:

 

David Dennis '68, Civil Rights Activist

Kaylan Tanner '21, Urban Studies & Public Policy Major

Jamya Robinson '21, Urban Studies & Public Policy Major

Carlos Pollard '21, Criminal Justice Major

Noah Armstrong '21, Criminal Justice Major

 

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Virtual Art Opening

 

April 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. 

SYNDEMIC: COVID-19 AND HEALTH DISPARITIES

Virtual

Presented by the Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center and A Studio in the Woods

 

Syndemic: COVID-19 and Health Disparities is the inaugural scholar-in-residence program, Inspiring Health Justice. The collaboration between MHHDRC and Tulane University’s A Studio in the Woods focuses on COVID-19 health disparities with the first scholar-in-residence being Dr. Sacoby Wilson, an associate professor of applied environmental health at the Prevention Research Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. The aim of Inspiring Health Justice is to bring the arts and public health together to address our region’s long standing health disparities through creative, cross-disciplinary mentorship to focusing the energy and passion of Dillard art students towards fostering health equity.

 

The virtual art opening will showcase the work of four Inspiring Health Justice Dillard University students-in-residence:

 

Visual arts majors Aaliyah Arnold and Jermaine Robinson

 

Film studies majors Hildevert Lafeuille and Juwan Saint Charles

 

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A Relationship of Diabetes & COVID-19: A Health Disparity

 

April 10, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

THE RELATIONSHIP OF DIABETES & COVID-19: A HEALTH DISPARITY

Virtual

Presented by the Minority & Health Disparities Research Center and the Dillard University Professional Organization of Nurses

 

The informational webinar will provide information about how the life-threatening relationship between diabetes and COVID-19, particularly in minority communities. Dr. Peter Fos, a MHHDRC researcher, will present findings from research that he has conducted.

 

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Leadership Alliance Regional Conference 2021

 

April 16-17, 2021

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON MENTORING

Virtual

Presented by the Leadership Alliance and Dillard University

 

The two-day free virtual conference, themed "Realizing Your Mentoring Mosaic," will highlight best practices for mentoring individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in biomedical research careers. The registration deadline is April 9.

 

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Inclusivecare Vaccination Drive at Dillard University

 

April 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

VACCINATION DRIVE

Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.

Presented by InclusivCare and Dillard University

 

The general public is invited to visit campus to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Doses are limited to the first 300 registrants. Registration is required. Walk-ups will not be allowed.

 

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Virtual 14th Annual Housing, Health and Community Resources Fair

 

April 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

VIRTUAL 14TH ANNUAL HOUSING, HEALTH AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES FAIR

Virtual

Presented by Office of Community and Church Relations

 

The workshop series continues with a discussion about making New Orleans resilient through home ownership. The presenter will be Damon Burns, president and CEO of Finance New Orleans.

 

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Virtual 14th Annual Housing, Health and Community Resources Fair

 

April 17, 2021 at 11:45 a.m.

VIRTUAL 14TH ANNUAL HOUSING, HEALTH AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES FAIR

Virtual

Presented by Office of Community and Church Relations

 

The second part of the April 17th workshop series continues with a discussion about the importance of COVID vaccines and people's health amid the pandemic. The presenter will be Michael Griffin '94, D.Sc., president/CEO of DePaul Community Health Centers.

 

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Dillard University 2021 Virtual Women's Health Conference

June 25-26, 2021

WOMEN'S HEALTH CONFERENCE

Virtual

Presented by the Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center and the College of Nursing

 

Health professionals and practitioners will gather to explore ways to approach medical health, emotional/behavioral health and reproductive health among women. There is a call for abstracts with a deadline of May 1.

 

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Some of our past 2020-2021 events

 

Students Discuss Racial Justice & Healing | March 26, 2021

 

Honors Convocation - Freshmen & Sophomores | March 25, 2021

 

Honors Convocation - Juniors & Seniors | March 23, 2021

 

"Black Panthers: Tales of Wakanda" | March 10, 2021

 

Protest & Patriotism | February 26, 2021

 

The Things We Do for Ourselves: African American Leadership in New Orleans | February 24, 2021

 

Who's America? | January 22, 2021

 

A Conversation with Stacey Abrams | December 8, 2020

 

Our Lives Depend on It: A Dillard Symposium on COVID and Health Disparities Part 4 | November 19, 2020

 

Our Lives Depend on It: A Dillard Symposium on COVID and Health Disparities Part 3 | November 18, 2020

 

Our Lives Depend on It: A Dillard Symposium on COVID and Health Disparities Part 2 | November 17, 2020

 

Our Lives Depend on It: A Dillard Symposium on COVID and Health Disparities Part 1 | November 16, 2020

 

Policing & Police Reform Institute | November 13, 2020

 

2020 Presidential Post Election Panel Discussion | November 6, 2020 

 

2020 Coronation | October 17, 2020

 

2020 Founders' Day Convocation | October 16, 2020

 

College of Nursing Fall 2020 White Coat Ceremony | August 9, 2020

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