Posts tagged: University of Massachusetts Amherst - Diverse

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Town of Amherst Seeks to Give Black Residents Reparations

by | March 10, 2021 Amherst, a college town in Massachusetts is looking to provide reparations to African Americans Read more

UMass Amherst to Furlough Nearly 850 Employees This Fall Due to Projected Budget Loss of $168.6 Million

by | August 31, 2020
The University of Massachusetts Amherst plans to indefinitely furlough “nearly 850” [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Kabria Baumgartner

by | January 22, 2020
When Dr. Kabria Baumgartner went to the University of Massachusetts Amherst to earn her Ph.D., [...] Read more

She’s Not Just Digging for Digging’s Sake

by Pearl Stewart | February 14, 2019
The “idea of materiality” intrigues Dr. Whitney Battle-Baptiste as do current issues of rac [...] Read more

Poll Shows Biden With Early Lead in 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary

by | November 30, 2018
A University of Massachusetts Amherst poll conducted the week after the 2018 Midterm Election s [...] Read more

Mt. Ida College Sued by Three Former Students

by | November 27, 2018
Three former Mt. Ida College students have filed a lawsuit against the college, former administ [...] Read more

Longtime UMASS Employee Reports Racial Profiling in Campus Police Incident

| September 17, 2018
A longtime employee of the University of Massachusetts Amherst said he was racially profiled wh [...] Read more

Scholar Helps Students See Relevance of Black History

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Attending a race conference held at Princeton University was a pivotal moment for Dr. Andrew Ro [...] Read more

Institutions Actively Help Military Members and Veterans Earn College Degrees

by | September 5, 2018
Matthew Oliveira, who has been in the Coast Guard for 12 years and is currently stationed in So [...] Read more

UMass Amherst Graduate School to Launch STEM Fellowship Program Geared to Historically Underrepresented Students

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School will begin a fellowship program startin [...] Read more

Cosby Conviction Dismantles Legacy, Dismays Scholars

| April 26, 2018
Bill Cosby used his power and influence to elevate African-Americans on television in the 1980s [...] Read more

Professor Interrogates the World With Students

by Monica Levitan | March 21, 2018
Growing up, Dr. McKinley E. Melton was fascinated by language, learning, literature and the art [...] Read more

‘Black Scholars Matter’ Series Celebrates Academicians and Their Work, part 1

by Diverse Staff | February 13, 2018
This is the first in a three-part Black History Month series this week celebrating Black academ [...] Read more

Julius Lester, Dead at 78

by Walter Hudson | January 21, 2018
Julius Lester, a nationally known author, musician, activist and photographer, died last week a [...] Read more

First-Generation Students Celebrated in Nationwide Festivities

by | November 5, 2017
In an effort to showcase and empower first-generation students, the Council for Opportunity in [...] Read more
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