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CAMPUS NEWS: JULY 28, 2020

FREEDOM ON THE MOVE

Freedom on the Move Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Help Create ‘Freedom’s Loom,’ An Expanded Database

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Four attendees at the convention of formerly enslaved people held in 1916 in Washington, D.C.  (L-R) Lewis Martin, Martha Banks, Amy Ware, and Reverend S.P. Drew, who was born free. (Library of Congress)

Four attendees at the convention of formerly enslaved people held in 1916 in Washington, D.C. (L-R) Lewis Martin, Martha Banks, Amy Ware, and Reverend S.P. Drew, who was born free. (Library of Congress)

Alumnus Jericho Brown earned the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his book, “The Tradition.” August 11, 2020
Pulitzer Prize Poet and alumnus Jericho Brown: ‘What I’m doing now still bears upon what I learned at UNO’
Jericho Brown recalled his days of leaving his downtown New Orleans office to navigate the I-10 East traffic toward the University of New Orleans.  Read more
University of New Orleans chemistry professor Phoebe Zito August 6, 2020
UNO Professor Phoebe Zito Awarded Early-Career Research Fellowship by National Academies' Gulf Research Program
University of New Orleans chemistry professor Phoebe Zito has been awarded a 2020 Early-Career Research Fellowship by the National Academies’ Gulf   Read more