Arrman Kyaw - Higher Education

Arrman Kyaw
Arrman is an editorial assistant at Diverse, where he handles newsletters and contributes to reporting and editing. He has prior newsroom experience including from Richmond Magazine, The Henrico Citizen and the Capital News Service. A Burmese reporter, he graduated 2020 in journalism and philosophy from the University of Richmond, where he was managing editor for the student-run newspaper, The Collegian. You can find him on Twitter at @ArrmanKyaw and on his website:

U of Michigan to Hire 20 Tenure-Track Faculty as Part of Anti-Racism Initiative

by | November 18, 2020
The University of Michigan (UM) will hire at least 20 tenure-track faculty – versed in academ [...] Read more

U.S. House Approves Bill to Give Lumbee Tribe Federal Recognition

by | November 17, 2020
The U.S. House has approved the Lumbee Recognition Act, a bill to give the Lumbee Tribe of Nort [...] Read more

New Joint Initiative Founded to Support HBCU Students in STEM Fields

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The American Chemistry Council, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, The Chemours Company [...] Read more

Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College to Allow Some Students on Campus in Spring

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Atlanta’s three largest historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) plan to allow so [...] Read more

Michigan to Implement New Gathering Restrictions Amid COVID-19 Surge

by | November 16, 2020
Amid a COVID-19 surge, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Sunday new pandemic restriction [...] Read more

15-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Student to Attend Clark Atlanta University

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A Tennessee 15-year-old is one of Clark Atlanta University’s youngest students ever, accordin [...] Read more

Harvard’s Promise to Hire Ethnic Studies Faculty Prompts Cynicism

by | November 13, 2020
Harvard University is looking to hire three to four faculty ethnic studies faculty by the end o [...] Read more

North Carolina Will Provide COVID-19 Tests to In-State Higher Ed Institutions Before Holiday Breaks

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North Carolina will be providing COVID-19 tests to colleges and universities across the state a [...] Read more

Sacred Heart University Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Sacred Heart University has settled a lawsuit over the death of a student during a 2017 eating [...] Read more

Errin Haines, Adam Serwer Awarded 2020 Vernon Jarrett Medal for Journalistic Excellence

by | November 12, 2020
Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication (SGJC) awarded the [...] Read more

Boeing Pledges $1.5 Million to Allen University Renovation

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Boeing will be giving $1.5 million toward the $11 million renovation of the former Good Samarit [...] Read more

University of West Georgia Faculty Pass No Confidence Vote Against President

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University of West Georgia faculty passed a non-binding, no confidence resolution against its p [...] Read more

Study: Black People Who Attend HBCUs May Have Lower Health Risks Later in Life

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A new study suggests that African Americans who attend historically Black colleges and universi [...] Read more

Universal Music Group Partners With Thurgood Marshall College Fund to Launch HBCU Internship Program

by | November 11, 2020
Universal Music Group’s Task Force for Meaningful Change (UMG TFMC) is partnering with the Th [...] Read more

Morris Brown College Accreditation Application Approved

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Morris Brown College’s accreditation application with the Transnational Association of Christ [...] Read more