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U.S. May Not be Lagging Behind Internationally, Report Says

by Arelis Hernandez | November 4, 2009
The headlines are emblazoned with the gloomy tales of America’s academic decline as drop-out [...] Read more

Best & Brightest: From Homelessness to Inaugural Fellow

by William J. Ford | November 3, 2009
Haiti native Joane Theodule overcame tremendous hardships to finish college and win a graduate [...] Read more

Obama Community College Proposal May Not Be Enough

by By DEANNA MARTIN, Associated Press Writer | November 2, 2009
President Barack Obama wants to invest some $12 billion in community colleges with the aim of s [...] Read more

Tough Times: African-American Realities Beneath the Breakthroughs

by Reginald Stuart | October 30, 2009
Despite enjoying progress on political fronts, poverty, HIV/AIDS and unemployment still plague [...] Read more

Faculty, Students Challenge University of Maryland’s Diversity Plan

by Arelis Hernandez | October 29, 2009
A town hall meeting at the University of Maryland on the school’s proposed diversity plan rev [...] Read more

Temple University’s Commitment to Diversity Questioned

by Arelis Hernandez | October 28, 2009
When budgetary cuts become necessary at a college, the programs and departments most vulnerable [...] Read more

Parsing the Reaction to Obama

by Ronald Roach | October 27, 2009
Scholars say extreme criticisms of U.S. president defy simple explanation.   [...] Read more

Minority Graduate Students Urged to Address Pipeline Issues

by Ronald Roach | October 26, 2009
During mentoring institute, minority graduate students were told by senior scholars that they w [...] Read more

UW Bothell Chancellor Champions For Diversity Among College Leadership

by Karen Shih | October 21, 2009
The under-representation of minorities, particularly Asian-Americans, in U.S. college presidenc [...] Read more

Stalled Pursuit of Higher Learning

by Maria Burns Ortiz | October 16, 2009
Undocumented students across the country have been hampered in their quests for higher learning [...] Read more

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