News and Happenings

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  • Dr. Marja Hurley has recently received nearly $3 million in research funding from the NIH and a pharmaceutical company to advance scientific knowledge about sickle cell disease and its related bone loss.

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Heritage Celebrations and Daily Observances

 

JANUARY

16th: National Religious Freedom Day
3rd Monday: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

FEBRARY

Black History Month
20th: World Day of Social Justice

MARCH

National Women's History Month
March 13-April 13: National Deaf History Month
8th: International Women's Day
31st: Cesar Chavez Day

APRIL

National Arab American Heritage Month

MAY

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Older Americans Month
Mental Health Awareness Month

JUNE

LGBTQ+ Pride Month
Caribbean American Heritage Month
12th: Loving Day
19th: Juneteenth
20th: World Refugee Day

AUGUST

Diversity Awareness Month
9th: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 15-Oct. 15: National Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month

OCTOBER

National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Filipino American Heritage Month
LGBTQ+ History Month
World Mental Health Day
11th: Indigenous People's Day
12th: Dia de la Raza

NOVEMBER

National American Indian and Alaska Native Month

DECEMBER

1st: World AIDS Day
10th: International Human Rights Day

Religious/Cultural Holidays and Observations