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Mentorship Helps Black Women Thrive in Legal Profession

by Lois Elfman | May 17, 2020

While the barriers are steep for Black women in law, supportive networks and opportunities exis

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Experts Provide Mental Health Tips Amid Pandemic-Related Stressors

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Over the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted the lives of people around the wor

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President Obama Headlines Virtual HBCU Commencement Celebration

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Former President Barack Obama delivered a rousing commencement speech on Saturday to graduates

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House Passes Coronavirus Relief Measure Containing Numerous Higher Ed Provisions

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On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Em

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Morris Brown Appoints Dr. Kevin James Its 19th President

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The Morris Brown College Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed Dr. Kevin James its 19th p

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Diverse: Issues In Higher Education announces the 2020 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male and Female Athlete of the Year

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education announces the 2020 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male and Female Athlete of the Year

| May 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ralph Newell Phone: 703.385.2419 Email: Ralph@DiverseEducation.c

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Black Columbia U Professor Driving in Vermont Told ‘to Leave’ State

| May 14, 2020

Last Friday, a Black man driving in Vermont in a vehicle with New York plates was reportedly fl

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Virtual ‘Lavender Graduation’ for LGBTQ+ Graduates on May 23

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Campus Pride and PFLAG, organizations dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, T

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Harvard Med School: Remote Instruction Only for Fall 2020’s Entering Classes

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Harvard Medical School has decided that there will be remote instruction only for the entering

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Poll: 65% of Students Would Attend In-Person Classes Even Without Vaccine

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A majority of students would attend in-person classes if colleges and universities reopened as

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Sen. Lamar Alexander: “I Would Be Planning on Going Back to School” in the Fall

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Senate Republican Lamar Alexander said that if he were president of a university today, he “w

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Pence, DeVos Discuss College Reopening With 14 College Leaders

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Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday held a call with 14 college and university leaders on th

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Open for Learning and Ready to Restart the Economy

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These are challenging times. There is no doubt about that. Old routines are shattered, business

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Erasing Hate: Advocates Combat Anti-Asian Bias Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Since the coronavirus crisis began in Wuhan, China, Asian and Asian American students have face

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How Will the Coronavirus Change Higher Education for Incarcerated Students?

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Like the rest of the higher education landscape, college programs in prisons across the country

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