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George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery deaths: Racism causes life-threatening conditions for black men every day

U-M Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Shervin Assari, discusses his research studies concerning the effects of racism on the health of black men, and how he has found that the life-and-death effects of racism in the U.S. go beyond police shootings. June 1, 2020. #5-15minutes #TheConversation #web-article #Society #HealthandWellness #PublicHealth #Discrimination ​


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Parsing the Unemployment Statistics, Stevenson Finds Reason for Optimism Even Amidst a Higher-than-reported Rate

School of Public Policy Professor Betsey Stevenson discusses why the unemployment numbers are higher than actually recorded, but also why the numbers are optimistic since the latest numbers don’t yet represent permanent job loss. May 15, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Society #Career #Economics #COVID-19


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Tails from Home: "If I Were a Lion" Read Aloud

Join Mary, a teacher from C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, and her puppy Randall, as they read the children's book, "If I Were a Lion." May 18, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Society #Literature #Children #CSMottsChildrensHospital


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Carol Jacobsen on Domestic Violence in the Pandemic

U-M STAMPS Professor Carol Jacobsen was quoted in a "Bridge" article about the increased domestic violence and the impact of COVID-19 on victims of domestic violence. April 24, 2020. #5mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #Society #Health/Wellness #InfectiousDiseases #DomesticViolence #COVID-19


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Eviction Case Filed for 1 in 6 Rental Units in Michigan

Taubman College of College of Architecture and Urban Planning Robert Goodspeed is the principal investigator of the Michigan Eviction Project, and discusses Michigan's high rates of evictions, especially in southeast Michigan. May 20, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Government/Politics #Poverty #Eviction


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Covid-19 Discussion: Discussion on Covid-19, New Orleans, Louisiana, and LGBTQ+

U-M School of Social Work experts take turns discussing the history of pandemics in the U.S., specifically looking at New Orleans and the effects of COVID-19 on LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. May 7, 2020. #60+mins #SocialWork #web-article #schoolofsocialwork #HealthandWellness #Society #History #LGBTQ #InfectiousDiseases #COVID-19 ​​​​​​​​​​


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Extreme interest in crowdsourced projects requires more traditional management

U-M School of Information doctoral candidate Danaja Maldeniya et. al. have researched crowd sourcing and its effectiveness in organizations. April 22, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Society #Technology #DataScience #Management #CrowdSurfing #DanajaMaldeniva #LaurelThomas ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Sheria Robinson-Lane: Why have nursing homes been hit so hard by the coronavirus?

U-M Nursing School gerontologist and assistant professor Sheria Robinson-Lane discusses why nursing homes have been affected so badly by COVID-19 and the risks nursing homes carry. May 14, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #Nursing #GeriatricMedicine #InfectiousDiseases #COVID-19 #LauraBailey #SheriaRobinson-Lane ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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ENGAGE and OFE Field Debrief & Discussion feat. guest Rebeka Islam of APIAVote-MI

Executive Director of APIAVote-Michigan Rebeka Islam discusses how Asian American families are being impacted by the pandemic, how get out the vote and census efforts are being impacted for communities of color, and how students can get involved and help. May 17, 2020. #60+mins #SocialWork #video #schoolofsocialwork #HealthandWellness #Society #InfectiousDiseases #Politics #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #SocialCampaigns #COVID-19 ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Rick Neitzel: 5 steps employers, employees need to take to reopen businesses

University of Michigan professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Rick Neitzel explains some of the ways workplaces will need to adapt to be able to safely bring workers back to work. May 20, 2020. #<5min #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #Society #Disease #Career #COVID-19