Sara Weissman - Higher Education
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Sara Weissman
Sara Weissman is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, covering public policy and faculty life. She formerly served as editor of New Voices Magazine and reported for Religion News Service, where her work was published in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and USA Today, among other outlets. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from UC Berkeley and earned her master's degree at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @SaraWeissman.


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Hampton University Plans to Train Black Gamers

by | August 19, 2019 Esports, video games played by professional gamers for spectators, are increasingly popular – Read more

Two People Killed, Three Wounded Near Alabama State University

by | August 16, 2019
Two people were killed and three wounded in a shooting near Alabama State University campus on [...] Read more

Two Nonprofits That Help Low-Income Students Are Merging

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College Access Now, a Seattle-based, regionally focused nonprofit, will become a part of Colleg [...] Read more

UT Austin Student Center Named After Former President

by | August 15, 2019
The University of Texas at Austin will rename its student activity center after William C. Powe [...] Read more

Teen Artist Wins $30K Google College Scholarship

by | August 14, 2019
Arantza Peña Popo, a Georgia high school graduate from Columbia, won a $30,000 college scholar [...] Read more

Pew Study: Faculty-Student Diversity Divide Persists

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Faculty are slowly becoming more racially and ethnically diverse - but not nearly as diverse as [...] Read more

Experts Share Tips For the College Transition

by | August 13, 2019
Transitioning to college can be scary. Students often leave behind their familiar surroundings [...] Read more

University of Pennsylvania Launches Cybersecurity Boot Camp For Adults

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The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new cybersecurity boot camp on campus focused on [...] Read more

New Partnership Funds Textbooks for 1,000 HBCU Students

by | August 12, 2019
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) has partnered with Cengage, an education and technology co [...] Read more

King: New Face at the US Education Department

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The U.S. Senate recently con­firmed Robert “Bob” King as assistant secretary for postsecon [...] Read more

Shenandoah University Welcomes First Muslim Chaplain

by | August 9, 2019
Shenandoah University has introduced its first non-Christian chaplain, Hanaa Unus, who will ser [...] Read more

Northwestern Opening First University Museum in Qatar

by | August 8, 2019
Northwestern University in Qatar is opening the first museum in the Gulf focused on journalism, [...] Read more

Former Michigan State Dean William Strampel Sentenced

by | August 7, 2019
Dr. William Strampel, the former dean of Michigan State University’s College of Osteopath [...] Read more

Business Schools Want to Do More to End Poverty Globally

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There’s a gap between the role business schools think they could play in alleviating global p [...] Read more

UVA Extends Financial Aid to In-State DACA Students

by | August 6, 2019
University of Virginia is now extending financial aid benefits to in-state students from the De [...] Read more
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