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.


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

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