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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.

Academic Uses Spotlight of Stage to Highlight Diversity Initiatives

by | August 18, 2020
Theater has always been a part of Dr. Harry J. Elam Jr.’s life. Last month, Elam was named pr [...] Read more

Excelencia in Education Analyzes CARES ACT and Federal Funding Proposal’s Impact on HSIs

by | August 13, 2020
In a new analysis, Excelencia in Education looked at current federal COVID-19 funding proposals [...] Read more

University of Maryland Joins Common App

by | August 12, 2020
Students can now apply to the University of Maryland (UMD) through the Common Application. UMD [...] Read more

Virtual Panel Discusses the Role and Needs of HBCUs

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Historically Black colleges and universities continue to be needed and relevant. That was the s [...] Read more

Dr. Dwayne Smith: From First Gen Student to CEO of Housatonic Community College

by | August 11, 2020
In July, Dr. Dwayne Smith began his new role as CEO of Housatonic Community College. [...] Read more

Virtual Book Club Puts Focus on Implicit Bias

by | August 10, 2020
To understand individual prejudice, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) has developed a vi [...] Read more

Lincoln University Trustees Vote to Begin Negotiations With President on New Contract

by | August 7, 2020
Dr. Brenda A. Allen will be reinstated as president of Lincoln University after a Chester Count [...] Read more

Bethune-Cookman’s Spring Nursing Graduates Currently Hold 100% NCLEX Pass Rate

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Bethune-Cookman University’s (B-CU) L. Gale Lemerand School of Nursing currently holds a 100% [...] Read more

CED Provides Recommendations for Higher Education Reform After COVID-19

by | August 5, 2020
New research conducted by the Committee for Economic Development of the Conference Board (CED) [...] Read more

North Carolina Community Colleges Begin Bias Training for Law Enforcement

by | August 4, 2020
With the goal of providing law enforcement training to all 100 counties in the state, the North [...] Read more

Sweet Briar College Seeks to Foster Ideal Learning Environment for Next Generation of Female Engineers

by | July 30, 2020
Rather than large lecture-style classes, Sweet Briar College offers a hands-on experiential lea [...] Read more

Pitt Diversity Forum Brings Together Higher Ed Stakeholders to Confront Systemic Racism

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Over 12,000 educators and students around the world convened virtually this week to participat [...] Read more

New Century Foundation Research Analyzes Impact of Mandatory FAFSA Policy in Louisiana

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Due to Louisiana’s mandatory FAFSA policy — requiring all 12th graders to apply for federal [...] Read more

ACC Releases Plans for Fall Sports

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All seven Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sponsored sports will begin during the week of Septem [...] Read more

Seeing Stars: TIMESTEP Helps Minority Students Launch Careers in STEM

by | July 28, 2020
Dr. Gurtina Besla, associate professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona, says getting [...] Read more