June 1, 2022

Thomas Cole speaks about Texas Civil Rights History

Thomas Cole, PhD, recently presented a talk on No Color Is My Kind, a book he authored about the life of the late Eldrewey Stearns and Houston’s desegregation movement. Hosted by the Bullock Texas State History Museum, Cole’s talk shared…


January 8, 2021

Eldrewey Stearnes’ passing mourned by Thomas Cole, the McGovern Center

Civil rights activist Eldrewey Stearnes passed away on December 23 at the age of 89. Stearnes was known for leading sit-ins and demonstrations to desegregate Houston. A recent piece in the Houston Chronicle about Stearnes includes comments from Thomas Cole,…


June 12, 2020

Thomas Cole makes remarks about racism and segregation at UTHealth Town Hall

On June 10, 2020, UTHealth hosted a Town Hall to listen and discuss how the university can continue its commitment to fairness, equity, and respect for all. Joined by leaders across campus, Center director Thomas Cole, PhD, shared a historical…


October 29, 2019

Current and former McGovern Center members presented at national meeting

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities hosted its 21st annual conference recently in Pittsburgh. The conference theme was “Remembrance and Resilience: How Bioethics and Humanities Can Move Us Forward.” Center director Thomas Cole, PhD, presented as part of a…


March 28, 2019

McGovern Center seeks postdoctoral fellow to start September 1

The McGovern Center is hiring a postdoctoral research fellow for its fellowship program in humanities and ethics in healthcare. The fellowship is two years and offers the successful candidate the opportunity to participate in teaching and research at and collaborate…


February 15, 2019

TMC News covers History of Medicine series

History of Medicine series discussed in recent TMC News piece.


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