Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 22, December 4

Brawls Bring Chaos
Student riots are rarely opportune, but when revelers associated with Keene State College took to the streets to rage against police for their right to party during a familyfriendly Pumpkin Festival weekend in midOctober, the resulting melee was particularly...
Brawls Bring Chaos: Alcohol-Fueled Parties Raise the Question of How Much Control a University Can Have over Students outside of the Classroom
Student riots are rarely opportune, but when revelers associated with Keene State College took to the streets to rage against police for their right to party during a family-friendly Pumpkin Festival weekend in mid-October, the resulting melee was...
Calendar
DecemberDecember 5Maryland Association of Community Colleges5th Annual Summit on CompletionRethinking Successful Pathways to Credit Course WorkCommunity College of Baltimore County | Baltimorewww.mdacc.orgDecember 14-16The National Immigrant Integration...
Community Matters
For many universities, achieving true diversity on campus - not just meeting a quota of students of different races, but truly fostering an environment that feels like home for a large group of students - is a near impossible task. And as difficult as...
Community Matters: Universities Working to Attract Native American Students Must Build a 'Home' on Campus
For many universities, achieving true diversity on campus--not just meeting a quota of students of different races, but truly fostering an environment that feels like home for a large group of students--is a near impossible task. And as difficult as...
International Importance of Women's Colleges Explored
In the 19th century when mens institutions of higher education universally barred women, the purpose of women's colleges was clear: many opened to offer young women opportunities to further their educations they would not have otherwise. [ILLUSTRATION...
International Importance of Women's Colleges Explored
International Importance of Women's Colleges ExploredIn the 19th century when mens institutions of higher education universally barred women, the purpose of womens colleges was clear: many opened to offer young women opportunities to further their educations...
Native Son
What do mythological stories from Native American tradition, ancient fossils and STEM mentoring have in common? They can all help propel Native American students to STEM careers, according to Dr. Kent Smith, dean of the recently created Office for...
Native Son
What do mythological stories from Native American tradition, ancient fossils and STEM mentoring have in common? They can all help propel Native American students to STEM careers, according to Dr. Kent Smith, dean of the recently created Office for the...
NOAA Seeks Minority Involvement in Oceanic Research
When Dr. Larry Alade is out on the ocean dressed in a baseball cap, hoodie and fisherman's overalls, he looks nothing like a Ph.D. biologist with an impressive research portfolio. Dr. Lonnie Gonsalves appears to be a proud angler hoisting his latest...
NOAA Seeks Minority Involvement in Oceanic Research
When Dr. Larry Alade is out on the ocean dressed in a baseball cap, hoodie and fishermans overalls, he looks nothing like a Ph.D. biologist with an impressive research portfolio. Dr. Lonnie Gonsalves appears to be a proud angler hoisting his latest catch...
On the Move
TISA MASON has been appointed president of Valley City State University in North Dakota. She was vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University in Kansas. She earned a bachelor's from Transylvania University in Kentucky, a master's...
Prison Ed
The powerful impact that higher education has on prison culture and incarcerated individuals was recently brought to the fore by Smithsonian honorée Max Kenner, founder and executive director of the Bard Prison Initiative.On Oct. 16, Smithsonian magazine...
Prison Ed: Higher Education during Incarceration Is Spotlighted through Max Kenner's Bard Prison Initiative
The powerful impact that higher education has on prison culture and incarcerated individuals was recently brought to the fore by Smithsonian honoree Max Kenner, founder and executive director of the Bard Prison Initiative. On Oct. 16, Smithsonian...
UC Davis Recruits Latinas
Seven female Hispanic science professors have been selected as CAMPOS Scholars, part of a new program at University of California, Davis to recruit Latina STEM faculty to the school. The CAMPOS initiative, which stands for the Center for Advancing Multicultural...
Why HBCU Graduate Persistence Is Important
In 2014, many still doubt the importance of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and their role in combating exclusion, which continues to be the modus operandi in many traditionally White institutions (TWIs) in the nations South. ...
Why HBCU Graduate Persistence Is Important
In 2014, many still doubt the importance of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and their role in combating exclusion, which continues to be the modus operandi in many traditionally White institutions (TWIs) in the nations South.According...
Wireless Grant Electrifies
When Virginia State University (VSU) announced in October that it had won a $3.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop a wireless infrastructure career program, VSU President Keith Miller indicated that he was "honored" that his...
Wireless Grant Electrifies: Despite Virginia State University's Fragile State, the University Managed to Secure a Multimillion-Dollar Technology Grant This Fall
When Virginia State University (VSU) announced in October that it had won a $3.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop a wireless infrastructure career program, VSU President Keith Miller indicated that he was "honored" that his...
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