Featured - Higher Education

Scholar Leads African Language Learning Project to Recover Lost Knowledge

by Kenneth J. Cooper | October 15, 2009
Dr. Fallou Ngom of Boston University oversees training of young scholars in Ajami, a modified A [...] Read more

Family, Education Struggles Motivate Immigration Reform Activism

by Arelis Hernandez | October 14, 2009
Latino students, including Georgetown University freshman Alma Huerta, are seeking to revive na [...] Read more

Exploring U.S. Latino Diversity on CNN’s ‘Latino in America’

by Arelis Hernandez | October 13, 2009
Following the Washington preview of “Latino in America,” scholars and activists say CNN mad [...] Read more

First-year Black Student Enrollment Drop Raises Diversity Concerns at University of Maryland

by Arelis Hernandez | October 12, 2009
The institutional research office at the University of Maryland-College Park released startling [...] Read more

Famed Marching 100 Band May Steal the Show at Miami-FAMU Game

by Tim Reynolds, Associated Press | October 9, 2009
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — When the final whistle blows to end Miami's game against Florida A&M [...] Read more

With Olympics Comes Lessons on Race in Brazil

by William J. Ford | October 8, 2009
To Dr. Vânia Penha-Lopes, the selection of Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Game [...] Read more

Wheaton College Was Underground Railroad Stop

by Associated Press | October 7, 2009
An entry buried in a 120-year-old manuscript has confirmed what local historians long have bel [...] Read more

Out-of-School Activities Play Role in Helping Close Achievement Gap, Experts Say

by Arelis Hernandez | October 6, 2009
At Educational Testing Service conference, researchers and educators say out-of-school activiti [...] Read more

Sotomayor Ushers In New Era for Latinas in Legal Profession

by Maria Burns Ortiz | October 5, 2009
Today’s start to the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term with Justice Sonia Sotomayor on the benc [...] Read more

‘Green Officers’ Regarded as Role Models on Sustainability

by Lydia Lum | October 2, 2009
‘Green Officers,’ the college officials charged with implementing campus environmental sust [...] Read more

More Diversity Sought Among U.S. Participants in Study Abroad Programs

by Arelis Hernandez | September 30, 2009
International education advocates say study abroad programs need to step up their efforts to re [...] Read more

Committed to Conservation

by Garry Boulard | September 29, 2009
Despite budget constraints and a backlog of maintenance projects, HBCUs strive to implement ‘ [...] Read more

Hampden-Sydney’s Superstar President Makes Splash

by Justin Pope, Associated Press Education Writer | September 28, 2009
Christopher Howard has taken the helm of Hampden-Sydney College as the first African-American t [...] Read more

Policy Perspectives on Increasing U.S. High School Graduation Rates Offered at Black Congressional Conference

by Ronald Roach | September 25, 2009
One strategy to reduce high school dropout rates among African-American and Latino teenagers is [...] Read more

Film Review: Feeling the Power of “The Providence Effect”

by Ronald Roach |
More than three decades after turning a west side Chicago parochial school into a nationally ac [...] Read more