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Jared Ingram '23

Dillard Melton Foundation Fellow, Jared Ingram '23. Photo: Sabree Hill/Dillard University.

Dillard announces 2020 Melton Foundation Fellows

Mass communication students
Dillard receives $110,000 from Mellon Foundation in response to COVID-19 epidemic

Jericho Brown and Mona Lisa Saloy
Dillard University alumnus Jericho Brown '98 wins the Pulitzer Prize in poetry

Kimbrough at Virtual Degree Conferral
Dillard Class of 2020

Drs. Corey Hebert, Amy Lesen and Peter Fos
Hébert, Lesen, Fos named to COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force

President Walter Kimbrough
President Kimbrough appears on "BPC Weekly" podcast to discuss universities adjusting to COVID-19

Amy Lesen
Dillard minority health researcher, biology professor Amy Lesen visits "CBS Evening News" to discuss health disparities in the South

USA Today 2020 Agriculture Issue Cover
Food Studies program featured in USA Today's 2020 agriculture issue

Times-Picayune/Advocate photo of Dillard University chief medical officer Corey Hebert
Photo: Hilary Scheinuk/The Times-Picayune | The Advocate
Hébert: 'Protect Louisiana's vulnerable African Americans'

DU in the News

VP Barnes on police brutality and racism in the wake of George Floyd's death

Alumna Astasia Williams talks life as Washington Redskins social media manager

Reflections in Black: Dillard alumna Samella Lewis

HBCUs after COVID-19: Sheen exclusive with President Kimbrough

Esmail discusses COVID-related financial difficulties for low-income workers

Kimbrough talks fall 2020 amid COVID-19 with The Atlantic

Saloy comments on roots of jazz funerals as COVID-19 silences tradition

Alumna, DU 40 Under 40 recipient Mitchell selected Top Female Achiever

Hebert, Lesen, Fos named to COVID task force

Fos, Lesen discuss COVID racial disparities with columnist Sutton

AD Barnes discusses future of college athletics, institutions amid COVID

Columnist Sutton on COVID disparities: "Lesen...tried to warn us."

Alumnus Raj Smoove's online DJ sets create social connection

Hébert: "Protect La.'s vulnerable African Americans"

Lesen visits "CBS Evening News" to discuss COVID disparities

Nursing, Community Relations make PPE donations

Lesen: COVID disparities "produced by policy"

Environmental journalism professor cites Lesen

La. Budget Project cites Lesen

AD Barnes featured as P.O.W.E.R.ful women series

Collins discusses governor's COVID federal disaster declaration

Food Studies featured in USA Today's agriculture issue

Hébert: 10 things for African Americans to protect themselves from COVID

SAFE Fund featured example of how HBCUs try to minimize student debt

President Kimbrough examines Trump's claim to have saved HBCUs

Report: HBCUs produce higher income, more prosperity for students

Kimbrough: "Missouri effect" part of HBCU enrollment increase

AD Barnes on athletics' post-Katrina return: "Hiring, trust and relationships are everything."

Report: HBCUs produce more upwardly mobile graduates than PWIs 

Alumna Bolden recognized by National AfterSchool Association

AT&T donates $250,000 to College of Business

Kimbrough joins star-studded panel at Essence Fest to discuss HBCUs' helping close nation's economic divide

Kimbrough featured on in style


Kimbrough: A Fall Unlike Any I Have Seen

Turner: How I transitioned my college algebra course to digital platforms

Fos white paper: COVID-19: A Health Disparity Preliminary Findings

Lesen: Coronavirus will exacerbate existing health inequities

Kimbrough: Real rivalry between New Orleans and Atlanta should extend beyond the gridiron

VP Barnes: The road to HBCU self-sustainability

Kimbrough: How alternative facts can create fake HBCU news

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