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National Science Board Report Calls for Equity, Excellence and Opportunity in STEM

by Joyce Jones | September 16, 2010
The United States’ ability to be not just a global leader but even a competitive participant [...] Read more

HBCU National Meeting Stresses Competitiveness by Black Schools

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 15, 2010
Speakers at a national HBCU conference on Tuesday said the future of HBCUs hinges on winning co [...] Read more

Obama Administration Officials Praise, Encourage HBCUs at National Conference

by Joyce Jones | September 14, 2010
Leaders of historically Black schools were encouraged to pursue research and development opport [...] Read more

An Appreciation: Political Scientist Ronald Walters, 1938 – 2010

by Reginald Stuart | September 13, 2010
Dr. Ronald Walters, who retired last year from his post at the University of Maryland in Colleg [...] Read more

Rutgers University Helps Entrepreneurs Revitalize Newark

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | September 10, 2010
Rutgers University’s Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative hopes to revitalize New Jersey’s [...] Read more

Latino Higher Education Group Launches College-completion Campaign

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 9, 2010
Excelencia in Education’s Ensuring America’s Future by Increasing Latino College Completion [...] Read more

HBCU Stimulus Funding Has Helpful Yet Limited Impact

by Arelis Hernandez | September 8, 2010
HBCUs’ share of stimulus money, with few exceptions, did little to improve the beleaguered co [...] Read more

ETS Report Notes Arrested Progress in Closing Black-White Achievement Gap

by Frank Matthews | September 7, 2010
Educational Testing Service study finds no clear reason why Black academic progress has halted [...] Read more

Education Secretary Lauds State Coalitions Charged with Improving K-12 Assessment Tests

by Joyce Jones | September 3, 2010
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a group of education leaders Thursday that a federall [...] Read more

The Joyners: An HBCU Basketball Coaching Dynasty

by Lois Elfman | September 2, 2010
For Edward Joyner Jr. (pictured), the family business takes place on the hardwood and is rooted [...] Read more

Alabama’s A&M’s Andrew Hugine Scores Solid Start in New Presidency

by Acquanetta G. Donnell | September 1, 2010
After a rocky split from South Carolina State University where he served as president from 2003 [...] Read more

Encouraging Entrepreneurship Among HBCU Students

by Michelle Anderson | August 31, 2010
The Opportunity Funding Corporation’s Venture Challenge allows HBCU students to develop and [...] Read more

Legislation Seeks To Expand Ability of Urban Universities To Aid Neighboring Communities

by Joyce Jones | August 30, 2010
The Urban University Renaissance Act of the 21st Century would build on existing programs and b [...] Read more

Against Steep Odds, HBCU Leaders Rebuild Trust in Their Institutions

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | August 27, 2010
At struggling schools, a number of HBCU presidents have surmounted the stigma of accreditation [...] Read more

Poll: Expectations of Sending Children to College Growing Among U.S. Parents

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 26, 2010
With increasing numbers of parents expecting their children to go to college, K-12 educators mu [...] Read more