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Mills College Celebrates 20-year Anniversary of Protests

by Arelis Hernandez | May 6, 2010
Mills College is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their board’s recommitment to single-sex [...] Read more

Iowa State Honors its Past With Current Diversity Measures

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | May 5, 2010
 Iowa State University renews its commitment to diversity, living up to the legacy created [...] Read more

School Attorneys: FAMU Settlement With Porn Video Company Sets Precedent for Trademark Protection

by Arelis Hernandez | May 4, 2010
Florida A&M University’s recent settlement with Internet porn company RK Netmedia Inc. s [...] Read more

Professor Behind Controversial Arizona Law Also Works Against In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | May 3, 2010
Traveling around the country to undo laws benefiting undocumented immigrants, law professor Kri [...] Read more

Slain UAH Professor Had integral Role in Minority STEM Education Network

by Arelis Hernandez | April 30, 2010
Through Alabama’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program, students [...] Read more

Academic Leaders Debate Whether U.S. Higher Education Is Broken

by Cassie M. Chew | April 29, 2010
In a televised debate, two prominent public university leaders on Tuesday disagreed sharply wit [...] Read more

Tribute: Dorothy Irene Height – 1912-2010

by Dr. Patricia Reid-Merritt | April 28, 2010
The news of Dorothy Height’s passing, which was not unexpected, caused many to pause and [...] Read more

HSI Administrators Express Dismay Over Proposed NSF Grant Consolidation

by Arelis Hernandez | April 27, 2010
The Obama administration’s proposal to consolidate federal science programs for minority-serv [...] Read more

New Academic Home Expected To Help Maryland Update Journalism Education

by Arelis Hernandez | April 26, 2010
With the National Association of Black Journalists on board as a tenant, the University of Mary [...] Read more

Forum: Minority-serving Campuses Urged to Tout Their Success

by Arelis Hernandez | April 23, 2010
The Obama administration’s top official for federal initiatives with historically Black schoo [...] Read more

UC Campuses Report Record Low Admission Rates

by Terence Chea, Associated Press | April 22, 2010
Admission to the University of California was more competitive than ever this year as a record [...] Read more

Biden, Duncan Tout Title IX Policy Change

by Joyce Jones | April 21, 2010
Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that strengthening Title IX is not only the right thing t [...] Read more

Hispanic-serving Institution Officials Urge Education Reform to Expand Latino Opportunity

by Arelis Hernandez | April 20, 2010
In response to the booming Latino student population across the country, the Hispanic Associat [...] Read more

Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans Grill Federal Appellate Court Judge Nominee Goodwin Liu

by David Pluviose | April 19, 2010
In his opening remarks at the confirmation hearing on law professor Goodwin Liu’s federal app [...] Read more

D.C. Students First Among 2010 Graduates Chosen as Gates Scholars

by Arelis Hernandez | April 16, 2010
Seven of 57 high-achieving Washington, D.C., students who applied for the competitive Gates sch [...] Read more