Sarah Wood - Higher Education
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Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. She previously was a summer reporting intern at Diverse. A recent graduate of Elon University, Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies.


Virginia Tech Launches African Drone and Data Academy in Malawi

by | January 14, 2020
Alongside UNICEF, Virginia Tech opened the first African Drone and Data Academy in Lilongwe, Ma [...] Read more

Darryl A. Peal Named NKU’s Chief Diversity Officer

by | January 13, 2020
Darryl A. Peal was named Northern Kentucky University’s (NKU) chief diversity, equity and inc [...] Read more

Charles Barkley Donates $1M to Miles College

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National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Famer Charles Barkley recently donated $1 million [...] Read more

Syracuse University Establishes Committee to Address Campus Climate Issues

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In response to a number of racist and bias-related incidents on Syracuse University’s campus, [...] Read more

Houston Program Aims to Help Boys of Color Attain Higher Education

by | January 12, 2020
The Houston Independent School District's Miles Ahead Scholars Program aims to increase the num [...] Read more

Eastern Michigan University’s Program Digital Divas to Expand Through $500,000 Grant

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GameAbove and Mr. October Foundation recently partnered to expand the Eastern Michigan Universi [...] Read more

CUNY Receives $100,000 to Offer Courses to Local Entrepreneurs

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The City University of New York (CUNY) was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation [...] Read more

UVA School of Nursing Receives $20M to Fund Scholarships and Increase Program Diversity

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The University of Virginia School of Nursing received $20 million to fund scholarships and incr [...] Read more

Rutgers University at Camden’s Chancellor Named Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Board of Directors

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Rutgers University at Camden’s Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon was named chair of the Board o [...] Read more

American Association of State Colleges and Universities Receives $2.5M Grant

by | January 9, 2020
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the American Association of State Colleges and Un [...] Read more

APLU Receives $2.5M Grant to Aid Student Success

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The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) received a $2.5 million grant from [...] Read more

New Chair of Theater at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Aims to Increase Opportunities for Women in the Industry

by | January 8, 2020
Patsy Collins Bandes was named chair of theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She now has [...] Read more

Walsh College Becomes First Institution to Partner with Detroit Promise

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Walsh College announced a partnership with Detroit Promise to offer an opportunity for communit [...] Read more

African Methodist Episcopal Church Forgives Morris Brown College’s $4M Debt

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Over $4 million in debt owed by Morris Brown College was forgiven by the Executive Committee of [...] Read more

University of New Haven Partners With New Haven Promise to Offer More Scholarships

by | January 7, 2020
The University of New Haven recently partnered with New Haven Promise to provide students an ex [...] Read more