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How discrimination, class, and gender intersect to affect Black Americans’ well-being

Black Americans experience racial discrimination as a chronic stressor that influences their quality of life. But it exists in conjunction with other social factors that may modify the impact in various ways.

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What are the health benefits of Valentine’s Day chocolate?

Valentine’s Day is here and plenty of couples are celebrating, but for some, chocolate is their one true love.

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College of ACES appoints first dean to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion

Professor Elizabeth Olson will serve as the first associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Olson’s tenure will begin on Jan. 16, 2024, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. 

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Alaskan allies: Communities unite to protect the areas they love

Natural resource management decisions in protected areas impact more than the wildlife and landscapes they’re charged to conserve. They also affect neighbors, who could otherwise hunt, build, or recreate as they choose on their own land. For decades, community members primarily voiced their opinions through brief and impersonal public comment periods.

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