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Alliance Creates Scholarships to Boost Study Abroad

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 13, 2016 A new three-year initiative aimed at increasing student study abroad at minority-serving instit Read more

Israeli Scholar Advocates for Class-based Affirmative Action

by Michael Levitin | April 12, 2016
Sigal Alon compared the quality and effectiveness of affirmative action policies in the United [...] Read more
Egypt’s Oldest Secular University Honors Saudi Monarch

Egypt’s Oldest Secular University Honors Saudi Monarch

by Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | April 11, 2016
CAIRO — Egypt’s oldest secular university on Monday granted King Salman of Saudi Ar [...] Read more
Italy’s Ambassador Leaves Egypt Over Student’s Killing

Italy’s Ambassador Leaves Egypt Over Student’s Killing

by Associated Press | April 10, 2016
CAIRO — Italy’s ambassador left Egypt on Sunday, Egypt’s state-run news agenc [...] Read more
More Students Seeing the World Without Getting Credits

More Students Seeing the World Without Getting Credits

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 30, 2016
A survey found that roughly half of the 227 institutions responding reported an increase in the [...] Read more

UVA Student Group Supporting Undocumented Students Finds Its Footing

by Catherine Morris |
A new student group at the University of Virginia—DREAMers on Grounds—is working to create [...] Read more
Louisville Professor Offers Farm to Syrian Family

Louisville Professor Offers Farm to Syrian Family

by Chris Kenning, The Courier-Journal | March 27, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. ― He was a vegetable farmer in Syria before the civil war forced the family o [...] Read more
University of California Approves Anti-Semitism Statement

University of California Approves Anti-Semitism Statement

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press | March 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO ― A University of California committee agreed Wednesday to single out anti-Semi [...] Read more

The Benefits of Campus Activism

by Clenora Hudson-Weems | March 21, 2016
Student unrest and campus activism historically has been responsible in many ways for bringing [...] Read more

Program Launched to Increase Study Abroad at MSIs

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 3, 2016
The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education’s Center for Minority Serving Ins [...] Read more

Joseph Continues to Bridge Eras of Social Change

by Catherine Morris | March 1, 2016
James A. Joseph says that a friend of his sums up his life thusly: “It’s interesting to see [...] Read more
South Africa: Protesting Students Torch University Buildings

South Africa: Protesting Students Torch University Buildings

by Lynsey Chutel, Associated Press | February 25, 2016
JOHANNESBURG ― Students were ordered on Thursday to abandon a South African university, leavi [...] Read more
Students, Teachers Protest in India after Nationalist Violence

Students, Teachers Protest in India after Nationalist Violence

by Katy Daigle, Associated Press | February 16, 2016
NEW DELHI ― Students, journalists and teachers protested in the Indian capital Tuesday after [...] Read more

Expert Says Diverse Students Subjected to ‘Intellectual Apartheid’

by Lydia Lum | February 15, 2016
Zaretta Hammond, who is passionate about helping educators across all racial groups better rela [...] Read more
Student Leader’s Arrest Leads to Protest at University in India

Student Leader’s Arrest Leads to Protest at University in India

by Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press |
NEW DELHI ― Massive protests paralyzed one of India’s top universities Monday after the pre [...] Read more
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