Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 10, June 23

Advancing the Race Conversation: Chinese Man vs. Model Minority
At this year's National Conference Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education, two very different images of Asian-American males were on display. Oakland's Lee Mun Wah rings a Tibetan bowl to begin one of his well-attended "StirFry" seminars....
College Completion Gaps Widening, Data Show
While students of color have narrowed gaps with Whites in high school completion rates in recent decades, the gaps in completion of four-year college degrees continue to grow, new federal data show. In The Condition of Education 2011, released in...
Ethnic Art Falling out of Favor?
TRANSNATIONAL NATURE OF CONTEMPORARY ART DRAWS IN HISTORY FROM AROUND THE WORLD, THUS REQUIRING THE ACADEMY TO CHANGE ITS TEACHING STRATEGY.You would have thought a celebrity had just come in the room the way Dr. Patricia Hills' students clamored for...
Ethnic Art Falling out of Favor? Transnational Nature of Contemporary Art Draws in History from around the World, Thus Requiring the Academy to Change Its Teaching Strategy
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] You would have thought a celebrity had just come in the room the way Dr. Patricia Hills' students clamored for photographs and autographs at the contemporary art fair Art Chicago last year. But no,...
Going Global
Aspiring business students with international immersion experience in high demand.It you are a college student tacing imminent graduation, the anemic job market probably is sending shivers up your spine. Last month, the national unemployment rate was...
Going Global: Aspiring Business Students with International Immersion Experience in High Demand
If you are a college student facing imminent graduation, the anemic job ,market probably is sending shivers up your spine. Last month, the national unemployment rate was 9.1 percent, still high three years after the recession began. Only 54,000 new...
Grooming Teachers
New UC Berkeley program training math, science teachers for service in urban schools.Stephanie Morgado remembers the eye-opening moment as a University of California, Berkeley freshman when she decided to become a science teacher: Classmates building...
Grooming Teachers: New UC Berkeley Program Training Math, Science Teachers for Service in Urban Schools
Stephanie Morgado remembers the eye-opening moment as a University of California, Berkeley freshman when she decided to become a science teacher: Classmates building scale models of the solar system for an assignment portrayed Earth as the biggest...
Justice for All
INNOCENCE PROJECTS IN MORE THAN 40 STATES WORK HARD TO OVERTURN WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS AND EXPOSE SYSTEMATIC ERRORS AND OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT.In 1998, Anthony Porter was literally a dead man walking. He had been convicted of a 1982 double murder and was...
Justice for All: Innocence Projects in More Than 40 States Work Hard to Overturn Wrongful Convictions and Expose Systematic Errors and Official Misconduct
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In 1998, Anthony Porter was literally a dead man walking. He had been convicted of a 1982 double murder and was on Illinois' death row. Both the Illinois and U.S. supreme courts had turned away his appeals for a new trial,...
Letters
Reaction to "More Than a Tiger Mom" from DiverseEducation.com readers:"A few points related to the complexity of the issue: (1) I'm a Ph.D. and have taught older American-born college students who also were parents. Too many of them want the credentials,...
More Than Tolerance
DR. LAWRENCE T. POTTER ALIGNS DIVERSITY COMPONENTS AT ALLEGHENY COLLEGE TO BUILD INCLUSIVE, MULTI-ETHNIC PLURALISTIC ENVIRONMENT.Part one of two-part seriesAllegheny College is the 32nd oldest college in the nation. In 2015 it will celebrate its bicentennial....
More Than Tolerance: Dr. Lawrence T. Potter Aligns Diversity Components at Allegheny College to Build Inclusive, Multi-Ethnic Pluralistic Environment
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Part one of two-part series Allegheny College is the 32nd oldest college in the nation. In 2015 it will celebrate its bicentennial. The college has rigorous standards and is dedicated to the ideal of providing a transformative...
On the Move
Scholastic, the children's educational publishing company, has named DR. DURIYA AZIZ vice president of educational publishing, international group. She most recently worked at rival Marshall Cavendish International (Singapore). She holds a bachelors...
Paper Tiger?
Online reaction to the cover story of our May 12 edition, "More Than a Tiger Morn," was swift and severe, as numerous DiverseEducation.com readers went back and forth over the controversial "Chinese" parenting tactics Yale University law professor...
Should College Athletes Be Paid to Play?
MICHIGAN STATE LAW PROFESSORS ROBERT AND AMY MCCORMICK SAY DIVISION I COLLEGE ATHLETES QUALIFY AS 'EMPLOYEES' UNDER FEDERAL LABOR LAWS.Is playing big-time college sports an extracurricular activity or a job? Two law professors at Michigan State University,...
Should College Athletes Be Paid to Play? Michigan State Law Professors Robert and Amy McCormick Say Division I College Athletes Qualify as 'Employees' under Federal Labor Laws
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Is playing big-time college sports an extracurricular activity or a job? Two law professors at Michigan State University, Robert and Amy McCormick, think it is definitely a job for football and basketball players on athletic...
Worth the Risk
Seeking higher education in the U.S., students manage to escape the warfare of Mexico.There is always a line. Sometimes it lasts only 20 minutes, other times several hours. And waiting is a prerequisite whether it's in the dry, cold weather of January...
Worth the Risk: Seeking Higher Education in the U.S., Students Manage to Escape the Warfare of Mexico
There is always a line. Sometimes it lasts only 20 minutes, other times several hours. And waiting is a prerequisite whether it's in the dry, cold weather of January or the windblown desert heat of June. "It attests to the remarkable motivation...