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Report: Many Black, Hispanic Science Majors Err in Choosing Elite Cal Campuses

by Lydia Lum | March 29, 2016 Many of the Black and Hispanic undergraduates majoring in sciences at the two most selective Un Read more

HBCUs One Answer to Selective Public High Schools’ ‘Diversity Problem’

by Alice Ginsberg, Andrés Castro Samayoa, and Marybeth Gasman | March 28, 2016
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have a longstanding commitment to social j [...] Read more

After Protest, ‘The Bell Curve’ Author Sails Through Lecture

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 27, 2016
But for all the things the protesters at Virginia Tech had to say about Murray and his writing [...] Read more

Mizzou Diversity Officer Ready ‘to Help Effect Transformational Change’

by Jamal Eric Watson |
Dr. Kevin McDonald’s appointment comes amid a challenging year for the University of Missouri [...] Read more
Ole Miss Ex-student Pleads Guilty to Tying Noose on Statue

Ole Miss Ex-student Pleads Guilty to Tying Noose on Statue

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | March 24, 2016
A former University of Mississippi student could face up to a year in prison after pleading gui [...] Read more
East Carolina University Reviewing Officer Handcuffing Assault Victim

East Carolina University Reviewing Officer Handcuffing Assault Victim

by Associated Press |
GREENVILLE, N.C. ― A North Carolina university is conducting an internal review after one of [...] Read more

UConn’s Residential Learning Community Comes Under Fire

by Kenneth J. Cooper |
Two dissident members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights have accused the University of Con [...] Read more

ED Secretary: U.S. Higher Ed Becoming ‘Caste System’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
John King warned that the U.S. is becoming a “caste system of colleges and universities” in [...] Read more

UMKC Takes Issue with Education Trust Report Conclusion

by Catherine Morris | March 23, 2016
According to UMKC, the university is concerned primarily with providing full access to all memb [...] Read more

San Jose State Scrambling to Address Racial Tensions

by Michael Levitin |
Last week’s campus protest has put new pressure on administrators to hire a chief diversity o [...] Read more

Report: Black Student Graduation Rates Improving at Slower Rate Than Whites

by Catherine Morris | March 22, 2016
A recent report released by the Education Trust found that Black student graduation rates impro [...] Read more

Asian Women Scholars Find Unity Through Feminist Course

by Lois Elfman |
North American Asian feminists increase their influence through courses that explore their uniq [...] Read more

The Benefits of Campus Activism

by Clenora Hudson-Weems | March 21, 2016
Student unrest and campus activism historically has been responsible in many ways for bringing [...] Read more

Bridges Improving Chicago Economy Through Small Business Program

by Pearl Stewart |
Vasco Bridges III has taken his academic background and his commitment to social change and com [...] Read more

Professor Says Only Law Can Cure Bias, Racism in Health Care

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 18, 2016
Dayna Matthew says that, when it comes to eliminating the racial disparities that plague Americ [...] Read more
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