Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 13, August 1

Alabama State University Program Creates International Collaboration
Thousands of miles separate Alabama State University in Montgomery, Ala. from Ege University in Izmir, Turkey, but scientific research is bridging the gap between the two universities. This summer, two Turkish scientists from Ege traveled to ASU...
Education Aid
Chelsey Roebuck always knew he wanted to be an engineer, but in the summer of 2009, he decided to take his passion and knowledge to another level. At the time, Roebuck, a rising senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Columbia University, and...
Grants
The ENTREPRENEURSHIP BOOTCAMP FOR VETERANS WITH DISABILITIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, a program that helps disabled veterans start businesses, and the CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND COMPETITION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW SCHOOL, a program...
Miami Dade College Program Develops Students into Researchers
Compelled by his desire to expose Hispanic and Caribbean students to careers in computing and engineering, Dr. Miguel Alonso Jr., chair of Miami Dade College's School of Engineering and Technology, used a $1 million-plus grant from the National Science...
On the Move
JANET NAPOLITANO has been named president of the 10-campus University of California System. She is the first woman to hold the post in the system's 145-year history. Napolitano had been Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. She earned a bachelor's...
Solid Start
FIU program aims to produce more minority STEM graduates by training them well early on.Dr. Irma Becerra-Fernandez knew in eighth grade that she had an knack for mechanical engineering after taking an aptitude test at her high school in Puerto Rico,...
Solid Start: FIU Program Aims to Produce More Minority STEM Graduates by Training Them Well Early On
Dr. Irma Becerra-Fernandez knew in eighth grade that she had an knack for mechanical engineering after taking an aptitude test at her high school in Puerto Rico, but she had no interest in the profession since her teacher couldn't explain the mechanical...
Summer of Stem
Despite tightening budgets, colleges and universities push STEM summer programs.Against the backdrop of a national imperative to address projected shortages of underrepresented minorities earning degrees in STEM, universities throughout the country are...
Summer of STEM: Despite Tightening Budgets, Colleges and Universities Push STEM Summer Programs
Against the backdrop of a national imperative to address projected shortages of underrepresented minorities earning degrees in STEM, universities throughout the country are using summer downtime to offer programs that expose youth to the sciences....
System Breakdown
MINORITY NUMBERS IN STEM EDUCATION STILL WANING.Six years ago, Dr. Onyeka Ezenwoye received his doctorate in computer science from Florida International University in Miami. He was the first Black person to enroll in the program and the first to complete...
System Breakdown: Minority Numbers in STEM Education Still Waning
Six years ago, Dr. Onyeka Ezenwoye received his doctorate in computer science from Florida International University in Miami. He was the first Black person to enroll in the program and the first to complete it. Two other Blacks enrolled before he...
The Top STEM Degree Producers
Total Minority Research/Scholarship & Other Doctoral Mathematics and Statistics 2012 Rank Institution State '10-'11 Total 1 University of Md. 3 Maryland-College Park 1 University...
Where Are They Now?
The Meyerhoff Scholars Program has supported minority students through the STEM pipeline for a quarter of a century.For 25 years, the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County has shaped the careers of many scientists,...
Where Are They Now? the Meyerhoff Scholars Program Has Supported Minority Students through the STEM Pipeline for a Quarter of a Century
For 25 years, the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County has shaped the careers of many scientists, researchers, doctors, engineers and professors who are making an impact in their respective fields. What began with...
Why I Joined the BTA and Why You Should Do the Same
While a graduate student at Howard University, I had the good fortune to land a job teaching in a wonderful private school in Washington, D.C. Many of my friends and associates taught in the public schools. While our class sizes and access to resources...
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