Sarah Wood - Higher Education
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Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood is a staff writer at Diverse: Issues In Higher Education covering community colleges and minority-serving institutions. She previously worked as a reporting intern with Diverse. She is a recent graduate of Elon University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies.


UPenn Provides Support Services for First-Generation and Low-Income Students

by | August 31, 2018
The University of Pennsylvania’s advocacy for education accessibility among first-generation [...] Read more

Land-Grant University Remains True to its Mission

by | August 30, 2018
Michigan State University (MSU)’s implementation of on-campus support services and pre-colleg [...] Read more

Administrators: VCU Students Expect Diversity

by | August 28, 2018
As a result of its various programs and initiatives that make diversity and inclusion a top pri [...] Read more

Rutgers University-New Brunswick Strives to Make Students Feel at Home

by | August 23, 2018
Because of its longstanding commitment to providing access to minority undergraduate and gradua [...] Read more

Overcoming Challenges, Scholar is Making a Difference

by | August 22, 2018
Being a young scholar in higher education has come with its own set of challenges for Dr. Nicho [...] Read more

Brazilian DACA Entrepreneur Fears Deportation

by | August 17, 2018
Victor Santos, an immigrant from Brazil and co-founder of the finance app Airfox, faces uncerta [...] Read more

University of Akron to Eliminate 80 Degree Programs

by | August 16, 2018
At the University of Akron, 80 degree programs will be eliminated within the next few years due [...] Read more

Sage Colleges Plans to Sell Athletic Center Amid Financial Woes

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Sage Colleges plans to put their 20-year-old athletic center on the market for $1.37 million fo [...] Read more

A Charter Becomes Alabama County’s First Integrated School

by | August 15, 2018
This week, the rural University Charter School in Livingston, Alabama became Sumter County’s [...] Read more

Eastern Michigan University Creates New Scholarship Program

by | August 14, 2018
Eastern Michigan University is set to implement a new scholarship program with fixed tuition, r [...] Read more

Charles Barkley to Receive Media Excellence Award

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Charles Barkley, a National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Famer and two-time Olympic gol [...] Read more

Female Population Grows at The Citadel

by | August 13, 2018
This fall, 78 females are enrolled at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, maki [...] Read more

UMD’s Head Football Coach Placed on Leave

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University of Maryland’s (UMD) head football coach, D.J. Durkin, was placed on indefinite lea [...] Read more

Florida Legislator Accused of Lying About College Degree

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Melissa Howard,  a candidate for the Florida House of Representatives District 73, is accused [...] Read more

Online Platform Helps Students with Hiring Process in STEM Field

by | August 10, 2018
During his time as a technology consultant at Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Duke U [...] Read more