Colorism Book Launch a Facebook Live Event

2021-08-27T18:55:54+00:00

Colorism: Investigating a Global Phenomenon [This event took place Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020. Winners of the book giveaway were named during the event. However if you would like a copy of the book, please see the purchase link below.] To purchase a print or ebook version of Colorism: Investigating a Global Phenomenon, please click: In an age of growing racial tensions, police brutality, and the “Black Lives Matter” movement, Colorism: Investigating a Global Phenomenon is a powerful contribution that examines the roots of colorism in modern society, not only in North America but around the world. The book "Colorism" provides [...]

Colorism Book Launch a Facebook Live Event2021-08-27T18:55:54+00:00

Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 was given to the United Nations World Food Programme

2020-10-12T12:14:00+00:00

The prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 was given to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for its role in combatting hunger and the use of starvation as a weapon of conflict and war. In the award's announcement, the Norwegian Nobel Committee stressed the great importance of WFP’s work as the “need for international solidarity and multilateral cooperation is more conspicuous than ever.” The WFP is one of the largest aid organizations in the world and is often found on the front lines of major global conflicts. In 2019, it was estimated that the WFP provided aid to close to [...]

Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 was given to the United Nations World Food Programme2020-10-12T12:14:00+00:00

Alum Teaches People How to Take Care of Their Brain Health

2020-10-05T15:51:02+00:00

Holly A. Bardutz,  PhD is the 2020 recipient of the Nancy Wermuth Francke Memorial Alumni Award Holly Bardutz, PhD In its second year, the $2,500 award was established by alum, Barb Mather, PhD. The inspiration behind the Award is to support a Fielding graduate whose research is in health education. Dr. Mather, the Wermuth family, friends, and Fielding alumni and staff, contributed to the Award's fundraising campaign organized in Nancy's memory. March 26, 2020, would have been Nancy's 73rd Birthday. We caught up with Dr. Bardutz, and she told us about her research and receiving the Award: What would [...]

Alum Teaches People How to Take Care of Their Brain Health2020-10-05T15:51:02+00:00

Dominique Eugene Selected for the (HBNU) Global Health Fellows Consortium

2020-08-27T16:26:11+00:00

Dr. Eugene selected as an HBNU Fellow for the year 2020-2021 Dominique Eugene, PhD, LMFT On behalf of Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and University of New Mexico (HBNU) Global Health Fellows Consortium, Dominque Eugene, PhD, was selected as an HBNU Fellow for the year 2020-2021. Once events with COVID19 settle down, Dr, Eugene is scheduled to spend her fellowship year working with the Department of Psychiatry at Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa under the mentorship of Soraya Seedat, MBChB, MMed (Psych), PhD and Dr. David C. Hendersen, MD, the Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Division of Psychiatry, at Boston Medical [...]

Dominique Eugene Selected for the (HBNU) Global Health Fellows Consortium2020-08-27T16:26:11+00:00

2021 Fielding Cruise to the Middle East

2020-08-18T15:34:26+00:00

Join Fielding’s Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts on a journey from Athens to Abu Dhabi Join Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts and your fellow Fielding friends on the Crystal Symphony, sailing from October 11 to 27, 2021, to the Middle East. This 16-night cruise will take us from Athens to Crete, the Suez Canal, Petra and Wadi Rum (Jordan, 2 days); Luxor and Karnak (Egypt, 2 days) and on through the Red Sea and the Gulf to Oman, Dubai and Abu Dhabi (where we can visit the beautiful Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum). Crystal Symphony is a beautiful ship, just 848 passengers, it has terrific cuisine, and [...]

2021 Fielding Cruise to the Middle East2020-08-18T15:34:26+00:00

The Intersection of Media and Gender Diversity

2020-06-09T13:29:10+00:00

Fielding alum, Dr. Aiden Hirshfield, is a media psychologist and professional media consultant. His work focuses on the intersection of media and gender diversity, looking at the ways individuals use and engage with emerging media technology to explore and validate their identities. His dissertation provides context for important research in this area and offers insight on best practices for gender-inclusive research. Traditional social expectations of gender are being increasingly challenged by brave individuals who express themselves and identify outside of the gender binary (male/female). Gender is a social construct that differs greatly among cultures, generations, and geography. However, traditional depictions of [...]

The Intersection of Media and Gender Diversity2020-06-09T13:29:10+00:00

Dr. Kate McAlpine Receives Kipnes Fund Grant

2020-04-08T19:03:02+00:00

  Dr. Kate McAlpine, who earned her PhD from Fielding in 2015, was selected in March 2020 to be the third recipient of the Dianne Kipnes Fund for Social Innovation grant. Dr. Charles McClintock, Director of the Institute for Social Innovation, which administers the grant, described Kate’s project as “a highly collaborative innovation for the betterment of children in Africa.” President Katrina S. Rogers adds, “Dr. McAlpine’s work embodies the purpose of the Kipnes Award for Social Innovation, which is to support research that advances social justice and aligns with the mission of Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation.” Kate has dedicated [...]

Dr. Kate McAlpine Receives Kipnes Fund Grant2020-04-08T19:03:02+00:00

Giving Voice to Women’s Issues

2020-03-13T11:05:29+00:00

Lynn Schmidt, PhD Seven questions for Fielding alum and award-winning author, Lynn Schmidt, PhD. Dr. Schmidt earned her doctorate in human and organizational systems from Fielding Graduate University.  What brought you to Fielding? When I decided to pursue a PhD I explored various doctoral programs. I already had a bachelors and masters and my thinking was, if I pursue one more degree I want to be able to focus on what interests me.  The human and organizational systems program is top notch and Fielding's flexibility in how you design your degree program and dissertation work allows for you to [...]

Giving Voice to Women’s Issues2020-03-13T11:05:29+00:00

Alum Aims to Improve Nursing Care

2020-01-24T11:24:50+00:00

Nancy Wermuth Francke Memorial Alumni Award funds Ericka Waidley research Ericka Waidley, PhD Alum Ericka Waidley, PhD, who graduated from Fielding in 2018 with a doctorate in Human & Organization Systems, has received the first Nancy Wermuth Francke Memorial Alumni Award. The $1,200 scholarship was established by another alum, Barb Mather, PhD, to support a Fielding graduate who’s doing research in health education with a particular aim to serve the underprivileged or undereducated. Dr. Mather, who graduated in 2013 with a doctorate in Human & Organization Systems, created the award in honor of her older sister, Nancy, who had [...]

Alum Aims to Improve Nursing Care2020-01-24T11:24:50+00:00

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

2020-01-16T11:50:53+00:00

Monique Morris, EdD Fielding alum, Monique W. Morris, Ed.D., is an award-winning author and social justice scholar with three decades of experience in the areas of education, civil rights, juvenile and social justice.  Dr. Morris is an Executive Producer and co-writer of the 2019 documentary film, PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, based upon two of her books, Sing A Rhythm, Dance A Blues: Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls (The New Press, 2019) and Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools (The New Press, 2016). “Pushout” was nominated for in the Outstanding News/Information (series or [...]

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools2020-01-16T11:50:53+00:00
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