Posts on April 2020

Student Mini Grant: Women's Health, Incarcerated

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Although the United States only has about 5% of the world’s population, it holds about 25% of the world’s prison population. According to the Prison Policy Initiative, the U.S. currently has about 2.3 million people in a variety of confinement facilities like federal and state prisons, local jails, juvenile correctional facilities, immigration detention centers, military prisons, civil commitment centers, and even state psychiatric hospitals to name some. While women currently make up...

Liberty by Lucy Moore

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Liberty by Lucy Moore tells the story of six remarkable women who lived during the French Revolution. They came from a variety of social backgrounds, from aristocratic to working-class women. During these difficult times, it is fascinating to read about these women who lived during another difficult time.

Student Mini Grant: O Menelick 2Ato: Art, Culture and Society From the Perspective of Contemporary Brazilian Black Press Series

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The magazine O Menelick 2Ato is an independent editorial initiative - with a journalistic bias – that aims to reflect on and enhance the cultural and artistic production of the black diaspora in the Americas, with special emphasis on Brazil. O Menelick 2Ato , created in 2010 in the city of São Paulo, has more than 20 printed editions published, and it’s always distributed for free throughout Brazil. More than 40 thousand copies of the magazine have been distributed over the 10 years of the...

Starting Your Job Search

Even in these strange times, many of you will be graduating this Spring and beginning the search for your first job post-college. I wanted to gather a list of e-resources provided through the library that can help with the job search process. These online resources can help as you begin your search, write your cover letters and resumes, and prepare for interviews.

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