Featured - Higher Education

Reviving A Neglected National Treasure

by B. Denise Hawkins | December 7, 2009
Cheyney University appoints advisory panel to revitalize academics and operations at the strugg [...] Read more

Study Says Toddlers Born to Latina Immigrants Lag Behind Whites in Basic-language Skills

by Karen Shih | December 4, 2009
Children born to immigrant Latinas are generally born healthy, but tend to lag behind other gro [...] Read more

Documentarian Develops Curricula to Dispel HIV/AIDS Myths in Black Community

by Karen Shih | December 3, 2009
When Claudia Pryor's cousin was diagnosed with AIDS in the 1980s, she was the only family membe [...] Read more

Kanter Gets Candid About Accelerating American Achievement

by Charles Dervarics | December 2, 2009
U.S. Education Department under secretary is driving the Obama administration's higher educatio [...] Read more

HBCUs Step Up to the HIV Challenge

by B. Denise Hawkins | December 1, 2009
Impact of HIV on Blacks compels historically Black colleges and universities to develop initiat [...] Read more

Temple U. Establishes Center to Study, Promote Diversity-Related Issues

by Christina Hernandez | November 30, 2009
The discussion about race and the Philadelphia public school system had already lasted 20 minut [...] Read more

Despite Pact, Few Blacks at Coast Guard School

by Dennis Conrad, Associated Press Writer | November 25, 2009
Eight years after the U.S. Coast Guard and the NAACP signed a voluntary agreement to collaborat [...] Read more

Despite Pact, Few Blacks at Coast Guard School

by Dennis Conrad, Associated Press Writer |
Eight years after the U.S. Coast Guard and the NAACP signed a voluntary agreement to collaborat [...] Read more

HBCUs Get On Board With Direct Lending

by Ronald Roach | November 24, 2009
Direct Loan-only system won't pose expensive administrative burdens for private and small publi [...] Read more

Native American Scholar Links Language and Tribal Identity

by Mary Annette Pember | November 23, 2009
Dr. Anton Treuer's work to expand usage of the Ojibwe language preserves a heritage and identit [...] Read more

AU Professor’s Cross-country Study Reveals American Hospitality Toward Muslims

by Karen Shih | November 20, 2009
American University professor Ahmed Akbar traveled the country to gauge Americans' attitudes to [...] Read more

Black Coaches Group Seeks Increased College President Input on Football Hires

by Michael Marot, Associated Press Sports Writer | November 19, 2009
The Black Coaches and Administrators organization has called for more involvement by college pr [...] Read more

Indiana Professors Propose African Boarding School

by Associated Press | November 18, 2009
Some Indiana University professors have proposed a novel way to give struggling inner-city stu [...] Read more

College Students Find Support in Campus ‘Posses’

by Kathy Matheson, Associated Press | November 17, 2009
The Posse Foundation, founded by Deborah Bial, targets students in disadvantaged urban school [...] Read more

The Unfinished Business of HBCUs

by Karen Shih | November 13, 2009
Public historically Black colleges and universities have served the under-represented well in t [...] Read more