Grim History Traced in Sunken Slave Ship Found Off South Africa (Published 2015)
The Smithsonian will announce Tuesday that the wreckage of a vessel that sank in 1794 has been found, the first time a slaving ship that went down with slaves aboard has been recovered.
Northern Ireland Guest Visit Mona Center & MORE
Two faculty from the University of Ulster came to USA for research collaboration with Maryland Center for Health Equity April 4, 2017 to April 7, 2017 For Background visit: research.umd.edu/news/news_story.php?id=9575
Fearless Class Mona Center Site Visit 10 21 16
Students made their first visit to the neighborhood and conducted interviews with local residents and business owners. They did a great job ! Public Health HLSA484: Redesigning Health Care – Developing a Clinic to Meet Community Needs Open to all majors Instructor(s): Stephen Thomas, Luisa Franzini, and Dylan Roby Do you want to play a part in redesigning our broken health care system? There is a great new course where you work with patients in an actual community health clinic to understand…
How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison
In the United States, two institutions guide teenagers on the journey to adulthood: college and prison. Sociologist Alice Goffman spent six years in a troubled Philadelphia neighborhood and saw first-hand how teenagers of African-American and Latino backgrounds are funneled down the path to prison — sometimes starting with relatively minor infractions. In an impassioned talk she asks, "Why are we offering only handcuffs and jail time?"