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Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College

Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College

by Ya-Marie Sesay | July 13, 2017 Students with disabilities deserve access to higher education to achieve their dreams and goals Read more
U. of New Hampshire Institute on Disabilities Gets $2.7M Grant

U. of New Hampshire Institute on Disabilities Gets $2.7M Grant

by Associated Press | July 5, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million gra [...] Read more
MBA for Mom Who Went to All Classes with Quadriplegic Son

MBA for Mom Who Went to All Classes with Quadriplegic Son

by Associated Press | May 23, 2017
ORANGE, Calif. — A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mothe [...] Read more
Silvers Continues to Lead Way for Disabled

Silvers Continues to Lead Way for Disabled

by Lydia Lum | April 26, 2017
Now completing her 50th year at San Francisco State University, Dr. Anita Silvers is a national [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint

Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint

by Eric Freedman | April 12, 2017
A private college’s religious affiliation doesn’t automatically shield it from liability fo [...] Read more
Blind Chemist Creates STEM Curriculum for Sightless Children

Blind Chemist Creates STEM Curriculum for Sightless Children

by Olivia Johnson, Minnesota Daily | March 27, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS — When she was 6 or 7, Mona Minkara’s eyesight began to fade. Eventually diagno [...] Read more
Vega’s Poor Start Benefits At-risk Population

Vega’s Poor Start Benefits At-risk Population

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 7, 2017
Poverty isn’t some abstract idea to Dr. Desireé Vega, selected by Diverse as a member of the [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: Court Rules Kankakee CC Did Not Violate Religious Rights

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
Diverse Docket: Appeals Court Backs Lamar Institute of Technology

Diverse Docket: Appeals Court Backs Lamar Institute of Technology

by Eric Freedman | December 13, 2016
Lamar Institute of Technology reasonably accommodated a former student with memory problems cau [...] Read more
How HBCUs Can Better Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities

How HBCUs Can Better Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities

by Joy Banks, Antonio L. Ellis and Robert Palmer | December 8, 2016
A dearth of research has explored the experiences and need of students with disabilities at HBC [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: Gender Bias Suit Against Slippery Rock not Reinstated

Diverse Docket: Gender Bias Suit Against Slippery Rock not Reinstated

by Eric Freedman | November 17, 2016
A tenure-track history faculty member whose contract wasn’t renewed after one year has lost h [...] Read more
Ex-Wichita State University Worker Files Discrimination Suit

Ex-Wichita State University Worker Files Discrimination Suit

by Associated Press | October 19, 2016
WICHITA, Kan. ― A former Wichita State University administrative assistant filed a federal la [...] Read more
Miami University of Ohio, Feds Complete Agreement in Blind Student’s Case

Miami University of Ohio, Feds Complete Agreement in Blind Student’s Case

by Associated Press | October 17, 2016
CINCINNATI ― Federal authorities said Monday they have completed an agreement with Miami Univ [...] Read more

Gallaudet University Inaugurates President Roberta Cordano

by Catherine Morris | October 2, 2016
Gallaudet University inaugurated its first deaf female president on Friday afternoon. [...] Read more
University of Alaska Southeast Students Using Disability Services Quintuples from 2008

University of Alaska Southeast Students Using Disability Services Quintuples from 2008

by Associated Press | August 16, 2016
JUNEAU, Alaska ―The number of students using disability services at the University of Alaska [...] Read more
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