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COVID-19 is a serious health threat, but good public health measures will be effective in fighting it
March 19, 2020
Our old social interaction habits and ways of doing things now need to change in order to save lives. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Cancels Spring Commencement, Considering Alternate Methods of Honoring Graduates
March 17, 2020
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) announced today that the 2020 spring commencement ceremony would be cancelled, due to public health guidelines to minimize large gatherings and groups during the coronavirus public health emergency. The University’s Commencement Committee, however, is exploring other ways to recognize graduates. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Moves Classes Online, Among Other COVID-19 Measures
March 14, 2020
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) joins a growing list of higher education institutions in moving from in-class instruction to online learning, to comply with public health guidelines to minimize large gatherings and groups. Among other measures CDU is implementing: ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Hosts Homelessness Panel Discussion
February 20, 2020
Steve Lopez, award-winning Los Angeles Times columnist and author of The Soloist, provided the keynote address at a panel discussion Homelessness and the Public’s Health: A National Crisis and a Local Emergency at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science’s (CDU) fifth annual President’s Breakfast on Thursday, February 13, at the Marina Del Rey Marriott. The panel was moderated by CDU President/CEO Dr. David M. Carlisle and featured leaders in politics and public health who are noted champions of health equity and solving the rising issue of homelessness. ... read more »
Red Cross Empowers Communities of Faith Through Preparedness at Charles R. Drew University in South L.A.
January 2, 2020
Luncheon focused on building resiliency through diversity in blood ... read more »
Great Music for A Greater Mission: Jazz at Drew 2019 Features Will Downing, The Ohio Players, Louie Cruz Beltran And More
September 5, 2019
Long-standing community concert returns for its 22nd installment featuring some of the most prolific names in jazz and R&B. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 2, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 2, 2019
On this day, August 2, 1966, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science was founded in Los Angeles. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Top Music Exec, Noted Community Advocate and Leading California Hospital System to be Honored by Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
April 18, 2019
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) will host its seventh annual Legacy Leaders Spring Gala on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 6 p.m. ... read more »
Board of Trustees for Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
March 26, 2019
Arthur J. Ochoa, JD, assumes leadership of health professions institution’s governance board   ... read more »
Nearly 80% of CDU’s College of Medicine Class of 2019 Will Train—and Likely Practice—in California  
March 21, 2019
Statistics show that the majority of physician residents remain in the area where they train  ... read more »
Congresswoman Barragán to Host Annual Black History Month Event Honoring Leaders Impacting the District
February 15, 2019
Congresswoman Barragán will host her Annual Black History Month event tomorrow, February 16 to honor the achievements and contributions of Black visionaries impacting the 44th Congressional District. This year’s theme, Together We Rise, was chosen to emphasize the prevailing thought that our community’s strength lies in our unity.  ... read more »
Empowerment Congress Focuses on Transforming Communities  
January 24, 2019
Nearly 1,200 people came to celebrate the many ways that civic engagement can transform communities for the better during the 27th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit on Jan. 19, during the Martin Luther King Jr., weekend.  ... read more »
Tournament of Roses 2019 Royal Court Selected
October 12, 2018
The Tournament of Roses® announced the seven members of the 2019 Royal Court.  Applicants from 24 Pasadena area schools participated in the interview process. Volunteer members of the Tournament of Roses’ Queen and Court Committee made its selections based on a number of criteria including public speaking ability, academic achievement, youth leadership, and community and school involvement. ... read more »
Metta World Peace Keynotes Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Alumni Homecoming Gala
September 20, 2018
Homecoming Weekend has become an integral part of the University’s commitment to public outreach and civil discourse ... read more »
At the Intersection of Faith and Wellness
May 10, 2018
The combined mission statements of CDU, the MMD School of Nursing and New Vision Church of Jesus Christ converges to form a much needed safety net for this community. ... read more »
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