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.


How Universities Plan to Hold Graduation Ceremonies Amid a Pandemic

by | May 10, 2020
Over the past few months, universities and colleges around the country have worked towards plan [...] Read more

Rutgers CMSI and The Whether Host Virtual Entrepreneurship Program for HBCU Students

by | May 5, 2020
To increase the number of historically Black college and university (HBCUs) students pursuing e [...] Read more

HBCUs to Host National Virtual Commencement Ceremony

by | May 4, 2020
After having conversations with seniors, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn Colleg [...] Read more

Survey: 30% of High School Students Plan to Delay Their College Start Date

by | May 1, 2020
A new survey reveals that 30% of high school students are delaying their college start date whi [...] Read more

Webinar Discusses How Institutions Are Supporting Latinx Students During The Pandemic

by | April 29, 2020
Since its establishment 15 years ago, Excelencia in Education has looked at how colleges and un [...] Read more

Report: A Majority of Students Say Companies Are Unresponsive to Job Applications

by | April 28, 2020
For 72% of college students, the stress and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic ha [...] Read more

Report: Latinx Enrollment Rises in Colleges and Universities

by | April 24, 2020
Enrollment in higher education institutions has increased among Latinx students and the number [...] Read more

Policy Brief Suggests Reforms to Address Student Debt Crisis During the Pandemic

by | April 22, 2020
In the first draft of the $2 trillion United States federal government stimulus package, a canc [...] Read more

Seeking Justice: Innocence Project Works to Exonerate the Wrongly Convicted

by | April 21, 2020
Founded in 1992 by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law, the Innocence Proje [...] Read more

New Telehealth Program Launched for Students to Access Health Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

by | April 16, 2020
With college students forced to return home during the coronavirus pandemic, many lack or have [...] Read more

Policy Brief Reveals Inequity in New York’s Diploma Pathways to College

by | April 15, 2020
While analyzing New York's high school education system, a new policy brief found disparities i [...] Read more

Coronavirus Pandemic Has Impacted College Students’ Mental Health

by | April 14, 2020
The changes in the higher education sector due to the coronavirus pandemic, such as campus-wide [...] Read more

Meet the New Dean of Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

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Around the age of eight, Dr. Kaye Husbands Fealing immigrated to the United States from Barbado [...] Read more

How Colleges Can Support Students With Disabilities During Remote Learning

by | April 13, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and universities across the country have rushed to move [...] Read more

Meet Frank Wu, A Dr. John Hope Franklin Award Recipient

by | April 8, 2020
During his childhood, Frank Wu planned on being an architect. His parents even bought him a dra [...] Read more