Health Issues - Higher Education

Bill Proposes Commission to Protect California’s College Athletes

by Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | March 15, 2017
LOS ANGELES — A California legislator is proposing that the state create a commission to prot [...] Read more

University of Memphis Plans Veterans Care Center on Campus

by Associated Press | March 9, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The University of Memphis is announcing plans for a new veterans care center [...] Read more

Vanderbilt: More Than 3,000 Medical Records Wrongly Accessed

by Associated Press | February 26, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt University Medical Center officials say the hospital has had a [...] Read more

West Virginia U. Offers Tuition Incentive to Nursing Students

by Associated Press | February 21, 2017
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University is offering tuition incentives in hopes of incre [...] Read more

Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

by Catherine Morris | February 9, 2017
The result of privileging LSAT scores through merit-based scholarships is what some call a “r [...] Read more

At Her Core, Zurita-Lopez All About Helping

by Reginald Stuart | February 7, 2017
Dr. Cecilia I. Zurita-Lopez, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scho [...] Read more

Tyesha Burks Takes on Age-defying Mission

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 5, 2017
Dr. Tyesha N. Burks, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scholars, is [...] Read more

Gates Foundation gives $279M to University of Washington

by Associated Press | January 25, 2017
SEATTLE — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding $279 million to the University of [...] Read more

St. Joseph’s College Gets $1.5M to Address Nursing Shortage

by Associated Press | January 23, 2017
STANDISH, Maine — The Harold Alfond Foundation is providing $1.5 million to Saint Joseph̵ [...] Read more

Janet Napolitano Hospitalized Due to Side Effects of Cancer Care

by Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press | January 18, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland S [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Court Rules Kankakee CC Did Not Violate Religious Rights

by By Eric Freedman | January 17, 2017
An Illinois community college did not violate the religious rights of a student excluded from i [...] Read more

University of Michigan Announces Efforts to Address Poverty

by Associated Press |
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan is planning a series of projects that aim to br [...] Read more

Retiring University of Kansas Professor Invented Widely Used Drugs for HIV

by Sara Shepherd, Lawrence Journal-World | December 29, 2016
LAWRENCE, Kan. — There’s a high chance you know someone whose life has been saved, extended [...] Read more

Researchers: Nearly 400 Drug Addicts Helped in Police Effort

by Philip Marcelo, Associated Press | December 22, 2016
BOSTON — A novel drug addiction program developed in a small Massachusetts fishing town and s [...] Read more

Staff Trains for University of Minnesota Mental Health Program

by Associated Press | December 18, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS — A few dozen University of Minnesota faculty members have started receiving trai [...] Read more