Posts tagged: Chicago - Diverse

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‘Preeminent Scientist and Entrepreneur’ Named President at The University of Chicago

by | March 1, 2021 The University of Chicago has appointed “preeminent scientist and entrepreneur” Dr. Read more

Northwestern Abruptly Changes Re-Opening Plans, Prompting Apology From President

by | September 2, 2020
As Northwestern University’s president Morton Schapiro watched COVID-19 cases rising in C [...] Read more

Ida B. Wells Wins Posthumous Pulitzer Prize Special Citation

| May 5, 2020
Ida B. Wells received a posthumous Pulitzer Prize citation on Monday for her “courageous repo [...] Read more

Higher Ed Institutions Lay Off Workers, Tighten Budgets Amid Coronavirus Crisis

by | March 29, 2020
As college faculty and administrators slide into their slippers and prepare to work online, oth [...] Read more

Study Finds GPA Stronger Than ACT in Predicting College Success

by | January 28, 2020
Contrary to popular belief, students’ high school grade point averages are five times stronge [...] Read more

The Mother of All Scams

by Kathryn A. Mariner | October 8, 2019
As an anthropologist and social worker studying domestic transracial adoption in Chicago betwee [...] Read more

Joan Johnson, Co-Founder of Johnson Products Company, Dies at 89

by | September 9, 2019
Joan Johnson, co-founder of the Black hair care business Johnson Products Company, died Friday [...] Read more

New Report Finds Stark Inequity in Chicago Higher Education

by | July 18, 2019
None of the Chicago-area four-year public universities, as of 2016, has been able to graduate m [...] Read more

Renee C. Hatcher: Encouraging Economic Empowerment

by | February 5, 2019
As director of the Business Enterprise Law Clinic and assistant professor of law at ­The John [...] Read more

Free Speech Among Issues Explored at CGS Convening

by | July 9, 2018
CHICAGO — Northwestern University’s provost, Dr. Jonathan Holloway, knows first-hand how d [...] Read more

Second Person Dies After Shooting Near Chicago University

by Associated Press | June 20, 2018
CHICAGO — A teenage shooting victim, whom Chicago paramedics covered with a sheet mistakenly [...] Read more

Service Learning Could Strengthen Long-Term Student Outcomes

by Lillian Williams | April 24, 2018
A case study of the early professional success of a former student suggests that service learni [...] Read more

Chicago STAR Scholars Program Provides College Access

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | November 28, 2017
The Chicago STAR Scholars program enables students who graduate from Chicago Public Schools wit [...] Read more

The Letter No School Administrator Wants to Write

by Elizabeth Van Brocklin | August 31, 2016
Tim King founded Urban Prep Academies to help Chicago’s young Black men succeed. Each time a [...] Read more

Oregon Debates Free Community College Plan

by Catherine Morris | June 16, 2015
In just the last year or so, Tennessee adopted a plan for free community colleges, as did Chica [...] Read more