President Biden is viewed by some as a more-liberal Catholic—a departure from others when it comes to racial justice, said Maureen O’Connell, Ph.D., associate professor of religion and theology, who spoke with TIME Magazine.
Starting in Fall 2021, La Salle will award a scholarship to an undergraduate nursing student of color to support diversity in the workforce and nursing education. Kathleen Czekanski, Ph.D., dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, and nursing alumna Gaye Riddick-Burden, ’99, MSN ’01, for whom the scholarship is named, are interviewed
Nurse practitioner Tarik Khan, M.S. ’11, is featured in an extensive story by the Philadelphia Inquirer, which shadowed him as he traveled to homebound residents and underserved Philadelphians to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.
The pandemic has helped expose health care inequality among Asian-American communities, explained Candace Robertson-James, DRPH, assistant professor of public health and director of the master of public health program.
A recent case brought to light the need for parents to take precautions and safeguard their children’s Internet usage. Offering tips was Peggy McCooey, assistant professor and program director of information technology and cybersecurity.