Posts tagged: American University - Diverse


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Colleges and Universities Encourage Voter Turnout

by | October 12, 2020 It all started with a Tweet. Tamir Harper, a junior at American University (AU) was sitting and Read more

AU’s School of Education Implements Initiatives to Foster Antiracist Environment

by | September 2, 2020
After students expressed their concerns to administration following the death of George Floyd a [...] Read more

How to Infuse Trans-Inclusive Housing in Your University-Wide Changes

by Consuelo A. Grier and Anna Morrison | July 9, 2020
For colleges and universities that will hold brick-and-mortar classes in the fall, and amidst t [...] Read more

Campus Police Are Under Scrutiny for Racial Profiling. It Isn’t the First Time

by | June 12, 2020
As protests continue across the U.S. in memory of George Floyd, a Black man in Minnesota who di [...] Read more

Five Books That Every White Ally Should Read on Black Lives

by Adriel A. Hilton | June 8, 2020
Over the past several weeks, an increasingly number of White colleagues and friends have reache [...] Read more

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Joins Boston University to Lead New Antiracist Research Center

by | June 4, 2020
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, one of the most sought-after scholars on racism in America, will join Bosto [...] Read more

American University Starts a New Race, Gender and Culture Studies Department

| May 29, 2020
American University will launch a new Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies [...] Read more

George Floyd’s Death in Police Custody Sparks Outrage Among Universities, Academics

by | May 28, 2020
Two days after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, in police custody on Monday, [...] Read more

Contract Food Service Workers Petition Washington D.C. Universities For Health Benefits During Coronavirus

by | April 19, 2020
More than 400 subcontracted food service workers were temporarily laid off at Howard University [...] Read more

Report: White Supremacist Propaganda on University Campuses Doubled in 2019

by Pearl Stewart | February 17, 2020
White supremacist groups amplified their propaganda campaigns on campuses in 2019, targeting 43 [...] Read more

2019 Year in Review

by | December 30, 2019
In 2019, issues related to diversity in higher education took the national stage, from affirmat [...] Read more

American University Launches Full Scholarship Program for D.C. Resident Students

by | December 18, 2019
American University (AU) set aside $3 million to create full scholarships for Washington D.C. b [...] Read more

American University Receives $300,000 Grant to Increase Minority STEM Faculty

by | December 12, 2019
American University (AU) received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to incr [...] Read more

After a Viral Video, Black Students at American University Struggle With Campus Climate

by | November 18, 2019
A viral video of a Black student removed from off-campus university housing prompts difficult c [...] Read more

Convening Explores Strategies to Improve Grad Student Diversity

| March 26, 2019
Improving diversity, equity and inclusion in graduate education should involve intentional effo [...] Read more
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