News Round up - Higher Education

Do White College Students Believe Stereotypes About Minorities?

| January 25, 2016
Asian American students are “cold but competent.” Latinos and blacks “need to work harder [...] Read more

Federal Program Helps Nebraska Students Stay in School

By Associated Press COLUMBUS, Neb. — A federal program at Central Community College in Columb [...] Read more

Inmates study alongside Durham University undergraduates in unique criminology course

“When it comes to learning, nothing can compare to real-life experience – as a group of [...] Read more

My Sister’s Keeper Helps HBCU Women Find Their Voices

| January 24, 2016
When you hear the words reproductive justice, combined with college campus, you might think it [...] Read more

Academy Takes Historic Action to Increase Diversity

| January 23, 2016
In a unanimous vote Thursday night (1/21), the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Pict [...] Read more

Kapor Capital Institutes Diversity Pledge for Its Venture Investments

| January 21, 2016
Kapor Capital has taken a first-of-its-kind step to get technology start-ups to be more inclusi [...] Read more

SAT Tests Canceled in China, Macau Over Cheating Concerns

by Joe Mandak, Associated Press |
PITTSBURGH ― The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT has canceled college entrance e [...] Read more

Arkansas Court Asked to Revive Case Over Magazine Loan

by Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press |
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. ― A Hot Springs man asked the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday to revive [...] Read more

University of Iowa to Create Bias Response Team

by Associated Press |
IOWA CITY, Iowa ― The University of Iowa says it expects to have a bias assessment response t [...] Read more

North Carolina A&T Student’s Computer Teaching Draws White House Praise

by Associated Press |
GREENSBORO, N.C. ― The White House is honoring a North Carolina college student for spearhead [...] Read more

How Racism on College Campuses—From Microaggresssions to Limited Diversity—Affects Black Students’ Mental Health

“Amid a surge in student-led protests around the country, many colleges have been struggl [...] Read more

President Obama: I Won’t Speak at Malia’s Graduation Because ‘I’m Going to Cry’

When it comes to his daughter Malia’s upcoming high school graduation, President Obama is alr [...] Read more

To Be Young, ‘Gifted’ And Black, It Helps To Have A Black Teacher

| January 20, 2016
“When a student is identified as “gifted,” the label is a vote of confidence [...] Read more

Faculty Object to Proposed Split of Fort Wayne University

by Associated Press |
FORT WAYNE, Ind. ― Faculty members at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne are voi [...] Read more

Deadly Pakistani School Attack Raises Security Questions

by Riaz Khan and Zarar Khan, Associated Press |
CHARSADDA, Pakistan ― Once again, Islamic militants stormed a school in northeastern Pakistan [...] Read more