News of Interest

Saturday Writing Retreat, November 15

November 11th, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

Join us in an inspiring and distraction-free environment to work on your writing project and discover potential multi-faculty collaborations.  Refreshments will be provided by JSU ADVANCE.  Please register so we can plan properly for your participation.

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Interim Vice President Loretta Moore Honored by IHL

February 24th, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning recognized the accomplishments of Dr. Loretta Moore in contributing to the advancement of diversity and making a difference in the lives of Mississippi citizens.  Dr. Moore is the interim Vice President for Research and Federal Relations, Principal Investigator for JSU ADVANCE and Professor of Computer Science at Jackson State University.

Carolyn Howard Wins 2014 Presidential Creative Award

February 3rd, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

JSU ADVANCE congratulates Dr. Carolyn Howard for receiving one of the 2014 Presidential Creative Awards for Faculty and Staff!  Dr. Howard, an associate professor of biology and participant in JSU ADVANCE activities and programs, received a $5,000 grant to facilitate research collaboration with Dr. Shehla Pervin, an assistant professor at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.  Drs. Howard and Pervin are investigating the impact of a treatment derived from the vernonia amygdalina plant on mammary cancer stem cells in mice.   

AAUW published Chirstianne Gorbett and Catherin Hill’s research report “Graduating to Pay Gap – The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation”.

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