News Round up - Higher Education

Toyota, Alabama A&M Partner on Mobility Initiative

by Diverse Staff | April 16, 2018
Alabama A&M University students will be teaming up with Toyota Motor North America on an in [...] Read more

Columbia Offers Scholarships to Syrians, Despite Visa Ban

by Associated Press | April 15, 2018
NEW YORK — Columbia University is moving ahead with the second round of a scholarship program [...] Read more

University of Illinois Looks to Strengthen Ties with Africa

by Associated Press |
URBANA, Ill. – The University of Illinois is hoping to strengthen its connections with Af [...] Read more

NYC College Alumna Shows Up for Reunion at 103

by Associated Press |
NEW YORK — Florence Zimmerman showed up for a reunion of hundreds of her fellow Hunter Colleg [...] Read more

Meharry, Morehouse Partner With the University of Zambia

by Associated Press | April 12, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Meharry Medical College and the Morehouse School of Medicine have formed a [...] Read more

Alabama College Gets $1.5M Grant for Auto Tech Center

by Associated Press |
DECATUR, Ala. — An Alabama community college has been awarded a $1.5-million federal grant fo [...] Read more

Bill: College Leaders Must Be Told of Sex Misconduct Cases

by Associated Press |
LANSING, Mich. — The governing board of each Michigan public university would be required to [...] Read more

For Marching Bands at Historically Black Schools, It’s ‘About the Showmanship’

by Associated Press | April 11, 2018
ATLANTA — Five drum majors approach midfield and snap into high-stepping formation, capes swi [...] Read more

Vandalized Jewish Books Replaced at University

by Associated Press |
BELLINGHAM — Seven books that vandals damaged with anti-Semitic messages have been replaced a [...] Read more

Senior Golf? Nebraska College Team Has 61-Year-Old Freshman

by Associated Press |
BELLEVUE, Neb. — Don Byers didn’t know he was auditioning for a spot on the Bellevue Un [...] Read more

University Removing Ex-President’s Name After Link to Abuse

by Associated Press | April 10, 2018
ERIE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania university is removing photos and erasing the name of one of its f [...] Read more

Shatner to Give Commencement Address at Rhode Island School

by Associated Press |
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — Capt. Kirk is beaming down to a Rhode Island college this spring to de [...] Read more

Arizona Court Rejects Lower In-State Tuition for Immigrants

by Associated Press |
PHOENIX — Arizona’s three state universities and its largest community college district [...] Read more

University of Chicago Countersues Over Withdrawn $100M Gift

by Associated Press | April 9, 2018
CHICAGO — The University of Chicago is countersuing a benefactor that pledged a $100-million [...] Read more

Chance the Rapper to Address Dillard University’s 2018 Grads

by Associated Press |
Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper will deliver this year’s commencement addre [...] Read more