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.


Report: Congress Needs to do a Lot More to Ensure Educational Equity During the Pandemic

by | April 7, 2020
To help small businesses, higher education institutions and individuals recover from the econom [...] Read more

The Right Fight: San Diego State’s Department of Women’s Studies Celebrates 50 Years

by | April 5, 2020
During the 1960s, social movements gained momentum across the United States in neighborhoods, c [...] Read more

Why Tonya Butler Gave Up the Courtroom for the Classroom

by | April 2, 2020
As a self-described “starving actress” and someone who grew up in Los Angeles, pursuing the [...] Read more

National Civil Rights Museum to Host Virtual MLK Commemoration on April 4

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Civil Rights Museum will this year host a virtual [...] Read more

Report Says Regulators Can Do More to Anticipate College Closures

by | March 31, 2020
In many cases, state regulators have either failed to recognize warning signs or taken early ac [...] Read more

New York’s Tuition Free Program Leaves Out Many Low-Income, Community College Students

by | March 30, 2020
The Excelsior Scholarship, New York’s tuition-free program, only reaches a small portion of l [...] Read more

Close to 2,000 Students Return to Virginia’s Liberty University Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

by | March 24, 2020
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, as many as 1,900 students returned to Virginia’s Liberty Unive [...] Read more

Report: More Faculty are Making the Shift to Digital Classroom Resources

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Within the last five years, more courses at higher education institutions are choosing to make [...] Read more

Pitt’s School of Education’s Department-Wide Book Club Discusses Racial Inequity in Education

by | March 22, 2020
At the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), the School of Education has adopted a mission-vision of [...] Read more

Moody’s Lowers Higher Education Sector’s Outlook to Negative Due to Coronavirus

by | March 19, 2020
Moody's, a credit rating agency, this week downgraded its U.S. higher education outlook from [...] Read more

Report Highlights Impact of Prior Learning Assessments

by | March 18, 2020
As part of the Association of Community College Trustees' (ACCT) focus on developing community [...] Read more

Community Colleges Prepare for Coronavirus, Distance Learning

by | March 15, 2020
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) declared a pandemic Wednesday by the World Health Organization [...] Read more

How One Professor is ‘Leveling the Playing Field’ For Business Students

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Growing up in the Morrisania neighborhood in the South Bronx, Rehva D. Jones always saw the val [...] Read more

New Research Studies Challenges Facing Women Working in STEM

by | March 10, 2020
Women remain concerned with underrepresentation and gender bias within science, technology, eng [...] Read more

Gender Inequity Persists in Research Authorship, Report Finds

by | March 5, 2020
Despite an increase in the number of women in research, gender disparity still remains, accordi [...] Read more