Joseph Hong - Higher Education
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Joseph Hong
Joseph Hong is a staff writer for Diverse covering breaking news and Minority Serving Institutions. Prior to joining the publication in 2017, Joseph was a student at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School in New York. While at Columbia he covered everything from special education to North Korea-related issues. Joseph received his B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of California in Irvine. From 2013 to 2016, he pursued a PhD in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University but ultimately decided to pursue journalism.

Graduate Students’ Path to Unionization Remains Rocky

by | October 23, 2017 While some expected a sudden and systemic shift toward unionization at the nation’s other pro Read more

Prominent Ivy League Veteran Named President of Prairie View A&M

by | October 22, 2017
Dr. Ruth J. Simmons, who made history when she became the first Black woman to become the presi [...] Read more

As Protestors Rally at University of Florida, Penn State Hopes to Steer Clear

by | October 19, 2017
As protesters circled the University of Florida auditorium where White nationalist Richard Spen [...] Read more

Wing Finds Failure Just a Marker Along Route to Success

by | October 18, 2017
Kelisa Wing is the assistant principal at West Point Elementary School in New York, but she rem [...] Read more

Teaching Journalism the Old Fashioned Way

by | October 8, 2017
As the dean of student affairs of the Journalism School at Columbia University, Ernest Sotomayo [...] Read more

Experts Have Low Expectations for Chapel Hill Investigation

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The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the NCAA on Friday delayed the publication of [...] Read more

Black Minds Matter: Civil Resistance in the Classroom

by | October 1, 2017
As national tensions surrounding racial bigotry rise, Dr. J. Luke Wood, a professor of educatio [...] Read more