Posts tagged: Economics - Diverse

Harvard Sociologist Wilson Says Moynihan Report ‘Prophetic’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 9, 2013
William Julius Wilson says the call for “national action” has largely gone unheeded but is [...] Read more

Rand Paul Brings Republican Party Message to Howard University

by Ronald Roach | April 10, 2013
U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., told a packed audience at Howard University that the party today [...] Read more

Recent Grads Underemployed Because of Low Job Supply

by Cherise Lesesne | January 27, 2013
Once thought of as the key to premium earnings and better job selection for recent graduates, t [...] Read more

Scholars Gather to Launch Book About Black Immigrant Children in U.S.

by Ronald Roach | December 16, 2012
The Migration Policy Institute convened scholars and research analysts late last week to launch [...] Read more

Scholars Explore Reforms Aimed at Highly-skilled Immigrants

by Ronald Roach | December 9, 2012
A politics and policy research institute affiliated with the University of Virginia convened a [...] Read more

New Report Finds Economic Growth is Dependent on Educating Minority Students

by Cherise Lesesne | November 28, 2012
The key to America’s future economic success relies heavily on closing the educational gap be [...] Read more

New Department of Labor Initiative Focuses on Workforce Development

by Beatrice Townsend | November 25, 2012
While most of us would not debate the value of a four-year degree, this American dream remains [...] Read more

New Department of Labor Initiative Focuses on Workforce Development

by Beatrice Townsend | November 19, 2012
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis says nearly half of all job openings in the next decade will r [...] Read more

Survey: New Grads Can Expect Modest Rise in Hiring

by JUSTIN POPE, AP Education Writer | November 16, 2012
Modest good news for college students: An annual survey predicts employers will increase hiring [...] Read more

Panel: Base Florida Tuitions on Degrees

by Bill Kaczor, Associated Press | October 25, 2012
Gov. Rick Scott's higher education task force tentatively agreed Wednesday on recommendations t [...] Read more

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Student Loan Borrowers Frustrated by Lack of Options

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 16, 2012
Crushed by record levels of student loan debt and hindered by a lackluster economy, borrowers o [...] Read more

Commentary: Falling Through the Cracks

by J. Luke Wood | October 26, 2011
An early warning system can help keep Black males on the community college campus. [...] Read more

U.S. Department of Labor, Facebook Team Up on Jobs Page

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 21, 2011
Social media giant Facebook is now a “friend” of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the [...] Read more

Commentary: We Have a Monument – But What Else?

by Emil Guillermo | October 14, 2011
More than 40 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, we still get the dream part; we [...] Read more

Proven Leader Takes the Helm at Emerson College

by Kenneth J. Cooper | September 22, 2011
Harvard-educated scholar of English and poetry, Dr. M. Lee Pelton puts a prominent face on chan [...] Read more