Posts tagged: Columbia University - Diverse
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Phyllis Craig-Taylor: A Social Justice Advocate from the Start

by | July 20, 2018 Phyllis Craig-Taylor’s formative years in Jim Crow-era Alabama cultivated in the educator a p Read more

Academics Remember Renowned Literary Scholar Marcellus Blount

by | May 7, 2018
Former students and professional colleagues are mourning the death of Dr. Marcellus Blount, a w [...] Read more

Black Intellectuals Tasked With Forging Connections

by Lois Elfman | April 19, 2018
At a time when many see a reinforcement of racism and oppression, a panel of Black intellectua [...] Read more

Maryland Begins Search for New Athletic Director

by Lois Elfman | April 17, 2018
Speculation over the Terrapins’ search for the next athletic director has intensified followi [...] 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

Census Citizenship Question Sparks Concern Among Some Social Scientists

by Lois Elfman | April 3, 2018
Some prominent social scientists are sharing concerns about the Trump administration's intentio [...] Read more

Uplifting HBCUs As Models of Student Success

by Brandon C.M. Allen and Levon T. Esters | March 26, 2018
To help counter the false narrative that often is bestowed upon historically Black colleges and [...] Read more

Leaders of Howard University Takeover Reflect 50 Years Later

by Associated Press | March 25, 2018
WASHINGTON — The national tumult of 1968 was marked by iconic images, including the campus ta [...] Read more

Renowned Social Justice Expert Is Optimistic About the Possibilities

by | March 19, 2018
Maya Wiley came to understand social injustice at a young age, partly by listening directly to [...] Read more

Professor Retires After Six Decades at Morehouse

by Reginald Stuart | March 14, 2018
Morehouse College’s recent announcement of the retirement of veteran political science profes [...] Read more

The Changing Landscape for Aspiring Black Journalists

by Reginald Stuart | February 27, 2018
When the nation’s news organizations were flush with money at the turn of the century, newsro [...] Read more

Legacy Preferences Challenged at Elite Schools

by Associated Press | February 14, 2018
BOSTON — Students and alumni at some of the nation’s top universities are urging their [...] Read more

Columbia Makes $100 Million Investment in Diversity

by Melanie Eversley | December 6, 2017
Columbia University is taking steps to make sure its faculty and student body look more like th [...] Read more

Marc Lamont Hill Launches Bookstore in Hometown

by | November 26, 2017
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a public intellectual and television commentator, is opening a Black-owne [...] Read more

Graduate Students’ Path to Unionization Remains Rocky

by | October 23, 2017
While some expected a sudden and systemic shift toward unionization at the nation’s other pro [...] Read more
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