Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 21, December 15

Advisors Hammer out Black-College Strategy
Advisors Hammer Out Black-College Strategy.by B. Denise HawkinsWASHINGTON, DC -- Working under a three-page charter issued by the U.S. Department of Education, President Clinton's advisors on Black colleges agreed to step up advocacy and policy efforts...
Biologist on A Mission: Rodriguez Wants to Make Cornell Mecca for Minority Scientists
Biologist On A Mission: Rodriguez Wants to Make Cornell Mecca for. Minority Scientistsby Roberto RodriguezWhen Eloy Rodriguez, a James Perkins professor of environmental biology, arrived at Cornell University this fall, he became the first U.S.-born...
Budget Cuts Hamper Campus Health Education: Youthful Attitudes Filter out Prevention Messages
Budget Cuts Hamper Campus Health Education: Youthful Attitudes Filter. Out Prevention Messagesby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoHealth educators on college campuses face extreme challenges in getting the message out on disease, substance abuse and injury prevention...
Creating a Community of Medical Care: Medical College of Virginia's Dr. Jack Lanier
Creating a Community Of Medical Care: Medical College of Virginia's Dr.. Jack LanierDr. Jack Lanier is chair and professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University....
Exposure & Mentoring Crucial to Entering Specialized Fields in Medicine
Exposure & Mentoring Crucial to Entering Specialized Fields in Medicine.by Joan MorganWASHINGTON, DC -- The story of how Dr. Carmen Myrie Williams, professor of dermatology and pathology at George Washington University, became a doctor shows the...
Healing the Rupture & Extending the Splendor: Black Psychologists Confront the `Maafa'
Healing the Rupture & Extending the Splendor: Black Psychologists. Confront the 'Maafa'by Malik ShabazzWashington, DC -- In 1968, during the climate of racial polarization, punctuated by alienation from mainstream psychologists, four African Americans,...
Improving the Odds of Medical School Success: Performance in College Math, Science Remain Hurdles for Students of Color
Improving the Odds of Medical School Success: Performance in College. Math, Science Remain Hurdles for Students of Colorby Dianne Williams HayesNilda Soto knows what it feels like to be a person of color and a pre-med student on a predominantly white...
Is Violence a Public Health Issue? Question Provokes Fierce Debate
Is Violence a Public Health Issue? Question Provokes Fierce Debate.by Linda DouglasLouis W. Sullivan's mention in a 1989 speech that violence is the leading cause of death among Black males ages 15 to 24 was the beginning of a sometimes contentious campaign...
Lynda Jordan: Leading Cutting-Edge Research at North Carolina A&T
Lynda Jordan: Leading Cutting-edge Research at North Carolina A&T.by B. Denise HawkinsGREENSBORO, NC -- After a late start to an early morning, biochemist Lynda Jordan has little time to settle down in her cluttered office at North Carolina A&T...
Opportunities in Health: After Two Decades, HCOP Continues to Create
Opportunities In Health:. After Two Decades, HCOP Continues to Createby SuSan ThomasWhen Angela Ballance found out that she had been accepted into the Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill medical school,...
Paving the Way: Book Chronicles Legacy of First African Americans in Medicine
Paving the Way: Book Chronicles Legacy of First African Americans in. MedicineAfrican American Medical Pioneers By Charles H. Epps Jr., Davis G. Johnson and Audrey L. Vaughan (Betz Publishing, 1994, 256 pp. $65.00)by Ronald E. ChildsAn exceedingly rare...
Strengthening Our Links to the 21st Century in Science and Technology
Strengthening Our Links to the 21st Century In Science and Technology.In Black and Latino communities in the United States, there are thousands of bright young people with the talent and potential to become just what we will need in the next century...
THE CRITICAL STATE OF Black Health: Prescription for Cure Is Still in the Making
THE CRITICAL STATE OF Black Health: Prescription for Cure Is Still in. the Makingby Mary-Christine PhillipThe United States is the most medically advanced nation on earth, yet one group of its citizens -- African Americans -- is dying of poor health...
The Importance of Giving: Howard University's Dr. Clive Callender Pioneers Organ Donation Education Programs for Minorities
The Importance of Giving: Howard University's Dr. Clive Callender. Pioneers Organ Donation Education Programs for MinoritiesHoward University Hospital -- one of four historically Black institutions with medical schools -- has the only minority-run transplant...
The Shifting Trends in Nursing: Experts Say Advanced Training Is Way of Future
The Shifting Trends In Nursing: Experts Say Advanced Training Is Way of. Futureby Mary-Christine PhillipA rapidly aging population coupled with a wider use of out-of-hospital care and expanding community health services are contributing to a shortage...
Washington UPDATE
Washington UPDATE.by Charles DervaricsAdvocates Bracing for Possible Budget CutsHigher education programs stand to lose under some of the proposals circulating among House and Senate Republicans for possible action early next year, advocates say.High...
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