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Federal Trade Commission Suing DeVry University

by Catherine Morris | January 27, 2016
DeVry, a for-profit institution, made false claims in television, print, radio and other media [...] Read more

Campus Gun Laws Met With Opposition From Legislature

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 26, 2016
Although numerous states currently ban guns on campus, perpetual legislative efforts are pushin [...] Read more

Former Prisoner Advocates for Social Justice

by Christina Sturdivant | January 25, 2016
Dwayne Betts, imprisoned for more than eight years, has turned his life around and become an au [...] Read more

‘Gifted’ Black Kids Not as Likely to Get Placed in Talented Programs

by Lydia Lum | January 24, 2016
High-achieving, Black, elementary school students are much less likely than their White peers t [...] Read more

Experts Cite ‘Representative’ Role as Barrier to Diverse Faculty

by Catherine Morris | January 22, 2016
Panelist agree that substantive inclusion must be intentional and will not be achieved with a s [...] Read more

UCLA Exemplifies Ability to Forge Ahead in Fisher Era

by Katti Gray | January 20, 2016
The Supreme Court’s re-visit of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin reignites the debate [...] Read more

HBCUs Hit Strategic Reset in Face of Funding Mismatch

by Autumn A. Arnett | January 19, 2016
Despite the doom-and-gloom narrative that is often projected on these institutions, three in pa [...] Read more

Catholic University Finds Clemency Project Rewarding Experience

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 18, 2016
CUA’s Columbus School of Law is one of 30 law schools involved in the Clemency Project 2014 t [...] Read more

King Holiday Kicks Off High-demand Period for Some Black Academicians

by Jamal Eric Watson | January 14, 2016
The lives of some of the nation’s most visible Black academicians are about to get even busie [...] Read more

Advocates Push to Open Doors to College for Homeless, Foster Care Youth

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 13, 2016
Policy and programs can remove obstacles to college for youth experiencing homelessness and fos [...] Read more

HBCU Marching Band Prepares for Annual Honda Battle of the Bands

by Catherine Morris | January 12, 2016
The Lincoln University Orange Crush Roaring Lion marching band is set to perform for the first [...] Read more

H.E.L.F. Serves to Enhance HBCU Leadership

by Autumn A. Arnett | January 11, 2016
The Higher Education Leadership Foundation (H.E.L.F.) is helping to spearhead a movement that h [...] Read more

Jackson State Students Develop Groundbreaking ‘Smart Mat’ for Diabetics

by Pearl Stewart | January 10, 2016
Four engineering students from Jackson State University have developed an innovative device tha [...] Read more

Study Refutes Narrative of Mexican Immigrants Taking Jobs from Americans

by Lydia Lum | January 7, 2016
Low-skilled Mexican-born workers did not strain the resources of major U.S. cities during the e [...] Read more

Forum Examines ‘Unintended Consequences’ of Blacks’ Incarceration

by Lydia Lum | January 6, 2016
Dr. Samuel L. Myers Jr. of the University of Minnesota says that “the list of unintended cons [...] Read more