Current News - Higher Education

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Apryl Alexander

by | February 5, 2020
Alexander began her research by focusing on individuals who had experienced various levels of t [...] Read more

UT Austin, Dell Foundation Aim to Close Pell Grant Completion Gap

by | February 4, 2020
The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation are partn [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Archie C. Taylor

by Lois Elfman |
Dr. Archie C. Taylor is investigating the genetic components of several diseases. His goal is t [...] Read more

Duke University Settles Anti-Semitism Complaint

by | February 3, 2020
Duke University has reached an agreement with the Department of Education to settle an anti-Sem [...] Read more

Ball State Faculty Want Tenure Review of Professor Who Called Police on Black Student

by | February 2, 2020
Several Ball State University faculty last Thursday said they want a post-tenure review of a pr [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Oscar Vasquez-Mena

by | January 31, 2020
To grasp the size of materials Dr. Oscar Vazquez-Mena studies, divide a millimeter — about th [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Cathy Wong

by | January 30, 2020
As Dr. Cathy Wong tells it, she “stumbled” into her career in academia after she walked int [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Maria Rosa

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An elementary school classroom activity called the “reading rainbow,” which highlighted the [...] Read more

How Colleges Are Making Work-Study Programs More Equitable

by | January 29, 2020
A lot of students work to pay for college, many through work-study programs. The problem is wor [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Que-Lam Huynh

by Lois Elfman |
Studying issues of ethnic minority identity and marginalization comes naturally to Dr. Que-Lam [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep

by | January 28, 2020
Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep’s long list of publications tells the remarkable story of a productiv [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Yomaira Figueroa

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Raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, Dr. Yomaira Figueroa is a first-generation high school and colle [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Miltonette Craig

by | January 27, 2020
Dr. Miltonette Craig, an assistant professor of criminal justice sciences at Illinois State Uni [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Nichole Margarita Garcia

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Garcia has found a way to do what so many scholars find difficult: to combine the personal with [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Naomi Lee

by | January 24, 2020
Growing up on the Cattaraugus reservation, Dr. Naomi Lee was used to being surrounded by people [...] Read more