#BlackInTheIvory is focus of next Live at 5 discussion

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#BlackInTheIvory is focus of next Live at 5 discussion

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Craig Chandler | University Communication

Diversity and Inclusion will host the next Live at 5 conversation from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Aug. 5 via Zoom.

The experiences of Black scholars within higher education will be the focus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s next Live at 5 conversation. The event, sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is 5 to 5:45 p.m. Aug. 5 via Zoom.

The discussion will feature Nebraska’s Marco Barker, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion; T. Elon Dancy II, director, Center for Urban Education; Helen S. Faison, endowed chair at the University of Pittsburgh; and Kirsten Edwards, Linda Clarke Anderson Presidential Professor, Faculty Fellow, Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships at the University of Oklahoma. The topic of the discussion is inspired by the #BlackintheIvory hashtag founded by Shardé Davis, assistant professor at the University of Connecticut, and Joy Melody Woods, doctoral student at the University of Texas. Learn more about #BlackInTheIvory.

Live at 5 is a living room conversation about how diversity and cultural perspectives shape life decisions and higher education. Registration is available for free online.

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