Dillard student artists and health scholar collaborate about COVID-19 health disparities
Dillard University visual arts major Jermaine Robinson (right) will be joined by fellow
visual arts major Aaliyah Arnold and film studies majors Hildevert Lafeuille and Juwan
Saint Charles for an April 8 virtual art event. Also pictured is associate professor
of visual arts, John Barnes. Photo: Sabree Hill/Dillard University.
For Immediate Release
March 26, 2021
Contact: Eddie Francis, firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW ORLEANS — Dillard University's Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center and Tulane University’s A Studio in the Woods are collaborating for Inspiring Health Justice, A Collaborative Art-Science Scholar-in-Residence
Program. The project will culminate in two major events. One is a virtual art opening at 5 p.m. central time on April 8 showcasing the work of four Inspiring Health Justice Dillard University students-in-residence: visual arts majors Aaliyah
Arnold and Jermaine Robinson and film studies majors Hildevert Lafeuille and Juwan Saint Charles.
About the Dillard University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center
The mission of the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center is to take a comprehensive approach to advancing research across disciplinary areas, to enhance and promote coordination and collaboration throughout the scientific community, and to improve the overall quality of health for racial and ethnic minorities. Learn more at dillard.edu/mhhdrc.
About A Studio in the Woods
A program of Tulane University’s ByWater Institute, A Studio in the Woods is one of the leading artistic and academic residency programs in the Gulf South region. The Studio fosters creative responses to the challenges of our time by providing retreat to artists, scholars, and the public in our protected forest on the Mississippi River. Learn more at www.astudiointhewoods.org.
Dillard University, located in New Orleans at 2601 Gentilly Blvd., is a private four-year
liberal arts historically black institution with a history dating back to 1869. For
more information, please visit www.dillard.edu. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook @DU1869 and Instagram, Dillard University.