The persistence rate of college students has reached its highest point since 2010, when it began a four-year decline, according to a new “snapshot” report of persistence and retention rates released Thursday by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher who has developed artificial human “microlivers” that can safely test the toxicity of drugs without endangering lives is one of six people chosen to receive Heinz Awards.
The recent polarization of unarmed Black men killed by White police officers has sparked a sense of urgency to address as curriculum at the American Education Research Association (AERA) annual meeting last week.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate will have to interact confidently with scientists, science administrators, potential donors, and with the Chief Scientific Officer, Chief Executive Officer and a volunteer Board of Directors.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The position focuses on providing graduates with solid foundational, procedural and conditional knowledge consistent with entry into the graphic communication industry, specifically focusing on web design/development and animation/motion graphics.
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For several years now, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has produced the Top 100 Degree Producers rankings of the institutions that confer the most degrees to minority students. Click the link above to discover the institutions that confer the most degrees to students of color. Ranked institutions are searchable by institution name, state, discipline or race/ethnicity of graduates.
Every year, the Emerging Scholars edition features a diverse group of rising researchers, thinkers and leaders in various fields. Their credentials and accomplishments distinguish them, but it’s the level of social consciousness among the members of this year’s class that makes them truly excellent.
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In honor of its year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has teamed up with the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) to present a new national study: “30+ Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs.”
As the college continues to regroup from the blow it was dealt several years ago, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, the body that oversees California’s community colleges, has come under increasing scrutiny.
The Department of Education recently acknowledged that the controversial 2011 changes to Parent Plus Loan qualification standards did, in fact, adversely affect historically Black colleges and universities.
A recent report titled “The Racial Wealth Gap” examined, in conjunction with other factors, the role education plays in the persistent wealth gap between minorities and their White counterparts in this country.
Sacramento State’s Full Circle initiative, highlighted at the APAHE conference, is a federally funded endeavor aimed at reducing educational disparities among Asian American subgroups and improving graduation rates.
The goal was achieved last week when the California Supreme Court granted a posthumous law license to Hong Yen Chang, who had been denied the right to practice as a result of race-based exclusion laws.