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Project Kaleidoscope Works to Implement Transformative Change, Foster Student Diversity in STEM

by | August 4, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has been a setback for many higher education initiatives. But not so f [...] Read more

Liberty University’s Former Head Football Coach Returns in Diversity Role

Former Liberty University head football coach Turner Gill, who retired in December 2018, is ret [...] Read more

West Coast Conference Adopts ‘Russell Rule,’ a Hiring Diversity Initiative

| August 3, 2020
The West Coast Conference, or WCC, said on Monday it has created and adopted the “Russell Rul [...] Read more

Cal State Scholars Call New Ethnic Studies or Social Justice Course Requirement a “Trojan Horse”

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The California State University system board of trustees voted in favor of requiring students t [...] Read more

Vanderbilt Administrator Applies Engineering Background to Diversity Work

by | July 31, 2020
Dr. William H. Robinson has spent the last 17 years at Vanderbilt University. In 2018, he becam [...] Read more

Segregation Forever? Research Finds Black, Latinx Students Still Excluded From Selective Public Institutions

by Pearl Stewart |
As communities and institutions seek solutions to the nation’s racial inequities in the after [...] Read more

Pitt Diversity Forum Brings Together Higher Ed Stakeholders to Confront Systemic Racism

by | July 30, 2020
Over 12,000 educators and students around the world convened virtually this week to participat [...] Read more

Roueche Center Forum: Diversifying the Undergraduate Engineering Education Pathway – An Opportunity for the Community College

by Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail | July 29, 2020
Vision 2030, a recently released report from the National Science Board (NSB), is the latest in [...] Read more

Howard University Receives Its Largest Ever Gift From a Single Donor

| July 28, 2020
Howard University announced Tuesday it has received “a generous eight-figure gift” from aut [...] Read more

International Diverse Universities in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

by Dr. Beverly Lindsay and Dr. Yolanda Moses |
When we began our Ford Foundation grant, “Women and University Leadership in Post-Conflict an [...] Read more

Seeing Stars: TIMESTEP Helps Minority Students Launch Careers in STEM

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Dr. Gurtina Besla, associate professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona, says getting [...] Read more

The UC System Just Admitted Its Most Diverse Class of Californians. How Did These Campuses Do It?

by | July 23, 2020
The University of California (UC) system admitted its largest, most diverse class of California [...] Read more

Minority Research Scientists Hunt for a COVID-19 Cure

by Lois Elfman |
Temporarily putting aside their ongoing research, scientists are addressing the impact of COVID [...] Read more

UC Irvine Funds 19 Projects to Advance Equity Amid COVID-19

by | July 22, 2020
The University of California Irvine (UCI) announced that it will be funding 19 projects aimed a [...] Read more

What’s in a Name? After Years of Student Activism, Universities Rename Campus Buildings

by | July 16, 2020
After Black Lives Matter protests across the country, universities face an ongoing flood of pet [...] Read more