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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

Cuban-American Scholars React to Havana Concert

by Arelis Hernandez | September 23, 2009
Hundreds of thousands of Cubans flocked to Havana’s sprawling Revolution Plaza for the [...] Read more

Best & Brightest: African Teacher Excels as Student, Role Model in U.S.

by William J. Ford | September 22, 2009
An Ugandan mother attends graduate school in the U.S. while keeping tabs on school she establis [...] Read more

Law Professor Building Native American Program

by JESSIE L. BONNER, Associated Press | July 30, 2009
Angelique EagleWoman remembers the moment she decided she wanted to devote her life to law. [...] Read more

Indiana University Expects Smaller Freshman Class

by Diverse Staff | July 27, 2009
Indiana University officials are expecting several hundred fewer freshmen to show up next month [...] Read more

Thinking K-16

by Black Issues | January 7, 1999
Thinking K-16 Once again, higher education and K-12 officials try to align standards. WASHINGTO [...] Read more
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