Every June 12, we honor the United States Supreme Court’s 1967 decision to strike down laws in several states that banned interracial marriage. The decision was sparked by Loving v. Virginia, a court case involving Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple from Virginia who married in 1958.
Hugh Evans started a movement that mobilizes “global citizens,” people who self-identify first and foremost not as members of a state, nation, or tribe but as members of the human race. In this uplifting and personal talk, learn more about how this new understanding of our place in the world is galvanizing people to take action in the fights against extreme poverty, climate change, gender inequality, and more.
My Veterinary Life hosts are joined by Pride Veterinary Medical Community (Pride VMC) members Dr. Dane Whitaker and Dr. Abby McElroy. Hear their experiences as part of both the LBGTQ+ and veterinary community. They cover everything from pronouns and why they are important to the history of PrideVMC.
What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.
Sociologist Adilia James, Ph.D., discusses her research on discrimination in the veterinary profession, qualitatively explores the experiences of those in under-represented groups, and sheds light on the realities of veterinarians of color.
See clouds of neon-colored powder envelop villages across India during Holi Festival. Each year, crowds gather to celebrate the beginning of spring with an explosion of color, traditional folk music, and more.
Despite efforts by medical schools, foundations, and the government to increase diversity in the physician pipeline, the number of Black men in medicine has remained virtually stagnant since 1978. This stagnation has serious implications for patient care, since a wealth of research has shown that Black patients receive more effective care from Black doctors.
June 2021 marked forty years from the first time the CDC reported on patients with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. In this episode Sam Sanders talks with activists about how LGBTQIA+ Americans got the media and the government to pay attention to the crisis.
Join the National Museum of American History for an online exploration into key social studies topics, featuring museum resources from the Smithsonian. This episode will focus on Native American Heritage Month.
Dr. Brené Brown talks with Jodi-Ann Burey and Ruchika Tulshyan about imposter syndrome and the articles they have written together on the topic, including “Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome,” which is among the Harvard Business Review’s top 100 most-read articles in history. They talk about the contexts in which imposter syndrome was originally defined, as well as how it continues to be defined and experienced. They also talk about the problematic myths, required masks, and systemic mindsets connected with the term and how they directly work against creating a culture of belonging.
Gena Grant, a career counselor at The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine stops by to discuss job seeking with a disability. She offers great advice on accommodations and questions to ask protentional employers.
In October 2001—20 years ago—the U.S. invaded Afghanistan in response to the attacks on September 11. Afghanistan has a long, rich, complex history and culture. A lot of it flies in the face of what those of us in the U.S. are exposed to or is in direct opposition to the stereotypes we see portrayed.
An amazing group of veterinarians sit down to chat about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women faculty. Drs. Tamara Hancock, Debbie Kochevar, Mandy Martinot, and Lubna Nasir talk about their personal experiences and observations.
This week will feature some of our favorite student podcasts about race and identity. We’ll have you moose hunting in Alaska, eating Vietnamese-style crawfish in New Orleans, and gawking over beautiful tattoo art in Illinois.