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In case you missed it…


Here are some of the key stories in higher education this week reported by Diverse:

Johns Hopkins’ Pioneering Cardiac Surgeon Reflects on Lifetime of Service

Neuroscientist Took Unlikely Path to Top

Funding Cuts for Undergrad Programs, Research Trouble APLU

Parent Plus Loan Tightening Yields Negative Consequences

Addressing Common Misperceptions to Diversify the STEM Talent Pipeline Job growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) continues to outpace job growth in all other areas. The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that employment in STEM fields will increase by more than nine million jo...
Yale Removes Slave Proponent’s Name from Residence Hall After a wave of student protests, Yale University announced over the weekend that it would remove the name of John C. Calhoun—a Yale alumnus—who was a proponent of slavery, from an undergraduate residence hall. Yale’s president, Dr. Peter Salovey ...
Appellate Court Overturns College Tuition-payment Order CAMDEN, N.J. — A divorced couple cannot be forced to pay college tuition for their estranged daughter, a state appellate court ruled. Caitlyn Ricci has argued that her parents should pay portions of the costs she incurred while attending the forme...
DeVos Touts Merits of Diversity, Inclusion in Debut WASHINGTON — Newly minted U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made her debut Wednesday  at the agency she now oversees with a call for unity, a bit of self-deprecating humor, and a thoughtful emphasis on diversity and inclusion. “Diversity may...
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