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The college’s first woman graduate of color
“Why is our economy built on taking loans and taking on debt to meet basic human needs?” asks RIC Associate Professor Tamara Nopper.
“Abolition politics is about finding solutions to social problems other than carceral or criminal punishment,” explains Associate Professor Tamara Nopper.
This new fellowship is designed to support the professional development of faculty who are Black, Indigenous and People of Color.
“RI-INBRE has been very good to me in supporting my research,” says Jamie Towle-Weicksel. “I am very thankful.”
Disaster simulation exercises don't just make nursing students better prepared for crisis – they make the state better prepared, too.
“Race isn’t that important. Culture is what makes you who you are.” – RIC student, Heidi Salazar Martinez
When talking about race and ethnicity, there are certain characteristics that can help people understand the differences.
"When we talk about diversifying the nursing workforce, we need to ask why there is a lack of diversity," says Turnipseed. "Why are student nurses of color struggling? What is different about their experiences than their white counterparts?