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January 25, 2023

Focus on NFL Star’s Care Belies Medical Racism in U.S.

As a historian of medical racism, I have watched the overwhelming media response to NFL player Damar Hamlin’s heart-stopping on-field injury with a combination of uneasiness and disbelief. On the two cable news channels, the startling collapse of the Buffalo Bills safety and the medical drama that followed were the only the story on the […] The post Focus on NFL Star’s Care Belies Medical Racism in U.S. appeared first on UT News.

January 24, 2023

Mellon Foundation Advances Humanities and Arts Initiatives at UT Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded three grants to The University of Texas at Austin under its Higher Learning program. The grants will establish programs to support scholars, journalists, artists and writers from places as diverse as Texas prisons and top-tier universities in Texas and Latin America, and include undergraduate, graduate […] The post Mellon Foundation Advances Humanities and Arts Initiatives at UT Austin appeared first on UT News.