Black Issues in Higher Education

Black Issues in Higher Education is a magazine specializing in African American Focused topics.

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 21, December 7

Academy's 'Hip' New Offerings
ACADEMY'S `HIP' NEW OFFERINGS: How good is your hip-hop knowledge?If most of this information is outside of your knowledge base, you won't pass Dr. James E. Newton's course at the University of Delaware. Newton, a professor of Black American studies...
By the Book
A Sampling of Scholarly Writings on Hip-Hop * Anthology. Punany: The Hip Hop Psalms. Jessica Holter/GGB Literary Entertainment, 2000. * Chuck D. and Yusef Jah. Fight the Power: Rap, Race, and Reality. Delta, 1998. * Ehrlich, Gregor and Dimitri Ehrlich....
Florida Board of Regents Selects Orlando for New FAMU Law School Site
Florida Board of Regents Selects Orlando for New FAMU Law School SiteThe Florida Board of Regents selected Orlando as the site for Florida A&M University s new College of Law last month, endorsing the recommendation of FAMU president, Dr. Frederick...
Getting Productive with Software Utilities
Getting Productive With Software Utilities: Every time Microsoft releases a new operating system, the question arises anew: What utilities do I need for my computer?Computer utilities are small programs that help you work better with your hardware or...
Shalala Named President of University of Miami
Shalala Named President of University of MiamiDr. Donna E. Shalala, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Clinton administration, will become the fifth president of the University of Miami next June, it was announced late...
Students Come to Aid of Popular African American Law Professor
Students and alumni at the University of Kentucky's College of Law are throwing their support behind a popular African American law professor who was denied tenure. Darlene Goring, one of three Black faculty members at the college, was being considered...
UNCF Gets $1 Million from Lockheed Martin for Tech Campaign
The Lockheed Martin Corporation donated $1 million to the United Negro College Fund/UNCF last month in support of UNCF's $80 million Technology Enhancement Capital Campaign. Vance D. Coffman, chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin, presented William H....
University of Tennessee Administrators Address Minority Students' Concerns
University of Tennessee Administrators Address Minority Students' ConcernsWhat started as a sophomore-level student art project meant to depict the strangulation of the environment -- nine nooses hanging from a tree -- has many Black students at the...