Yewande O. Addie

By Lenore Devore, B.S. Journalism 1984 Exposed to various cultures at a small, diverse performing arts high school in Atlanta, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Yewande O. Addie decided to continue on a path of multiculturalism to learn more about herself — and use storytelling…

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Posted: April 26, 2021

Bernell Tripp, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, and doctoral student Yewande O. Addie are part of a team that has received a UF Research 2020: Advancing Racial Justice Through Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access at the University of Florida grant. The research proposal, “The…

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Posted: December 21, 2020

Yewande Addie, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, and CJC Journalism Lecturer Harrison Hove have winning entries in the UF International Center Global Culture Photo Competition 2020. Addie received first place in the Study Abroad & Service Learning Students category for Bundled Journey to Gorée from Dakar,…

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Posted: October 27, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Yewande O. Addie and Yulia Strekalova, CJC research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, are the co-authors of “The Art and Science of Systemic Wellness in Black Communities: Qualitative Evaluation of a Multimodal Theatrical Production” published online and to…

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Posted: August 24, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral students Greenberry Taylor and Yewande O. Addie are the co-authors of “’Miracle’ or ‘Medicine’: A Turning-Point Analysis of Patients’ and Physicians’ Shifting Views on Acupuncture” published in Medical Acupuncture on June 2. The work was conducted under the mentorship of UFCJC…

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Posted: June 24, 2020

Blacks in the United States reportedly spend over $1.2 trillion annually with projected spending of nearly $2 trillion by 2021.  The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the number of Blacks in the U.S. will reach 61.4 million by 2050, making this group an ideal target for researchers, marketers, advertisers and…

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Posted: December 27, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Yewande O. Addie is the recipient of a grant from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for research in Nigeria. Addie’s research specializes in West African public health messaging, cultural communication, health disparities, global media systems and the representation…

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Posted: April 2, 2019