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
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 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...
Education Aid
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 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...
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
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 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...
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
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 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...
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
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 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...
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
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 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...
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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