Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, March 23

A Study in Trust: Black Women's Health Subject of $4 Million NIH Study
A Study in Trust: Black Women's Health Subject of $4 Million NIH Study.by B. Denise HawkinsSince January, Boston University Medical School has mailed 400,000 16-page questionnaires to African-American women around the country. And by early March, more...
Caring for the Mind & Body: College Health Services Put Premium on Women's Health
Caring For the Mind & Body: College Health Services Put Premium on. Women's Healthby Mary-Christine PhillipWASHINGTON, DC -- Reproductive health issues could be the next big battleground on college and university campuses, some health advocates say....
Clark Atlanta Gets Head Start on Class of 2012: Novel Endowment Fund Targets Youngsters
Clark Atlanta Gets Head Start On Class of 2012: Novel Endowment Fund. Targets Youngstersby Donald WinbushATLANTA -- They are barely out of diapers, and already people are talking about clearing away financial barriers for these toddlers to go to college.Fact...
Congressman Says Blacks Are Focus of GOP Cutbacks: `Slash and Burn' Midyear Rescissions Reek of Election Year Politics
Congressman Says Blacks are Focus of GOP Cutbacks: 'Slash and Burn'. Midyear Rescissions Reek of Election Year Politicsby Malik ShabazzWASHINGTON, DC -- Amid much fanfare and flagwaving, House Republicans, in line with their "Contract With America,"...
Endangered Programs: House GOP's Budget Ax Targets Education, Job Training, Efforts for the Poor
Endangered Programs: House GOP's Budget Ax Targets Education, Job. Training, Efforts for the Poorby Charles DervaricsWASHINGTON, DC -- Hundreds of federal programs, from higher education to child nutrition, face termination or cutbacks under a collection...
Fordice Decision: Federal Judge Rejects Closing of Mississippi Black College in Desegregation Plan
Fordice Decision: Federal Judge Rejects Closing of Mississippi Black. College in Desegregation Planby B. Denise HawkinsObservers Fear Ruling on Uniform Admissions Standards Will Spell Demise for HBCUsWhen the fate of Mississippi Valley State University...
GOP Plan to End PBS Funding Could Hurt `Distance Learning': Broadcast Programs Help Minorities Older Students Get Degrees
GOP Plan to End PBS Funding Could Hurt 'Distance Learning': Broadcast. Programs Help Minorities, Older Students Get Degreesby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoThe current proposals to eliminate or reduce federal funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting...
Latino Higher Education Groups Unite to Fight Cuts: New Organization Formed to Counter `Contract with America' Proposals
Latino Higher Education Groups Unite To Fight Cuts: New Organization. Formed to Counter 'Contract With America' Proposalsby Roberto RodriguezSAN ANTONIO, TX -- Latino educators and civil rights advocates are convinced that the Republican "Contract With...
Learning Medicine in War-Torn Rwanda: Doctor Flight, Low Salaries Imperil Rebuilding Effort
Learning Medicine In War-torn Rwanda: Doctor Flight, Low Salaries. Imperil Rebuilding Effortby Herb FrazierKIGALI, RWANDA -- At a busy emergency room, Constance Mukabatsinda, in a white coat with a stethoscope around her neck, works as a doctor even...
Lurking Fascism: Toni Morrison Warns Of
Lurking Fascism: Toni Morrison Warns of.by Joan MorganWASHINGTON, DC -- Toni Morrison brushed aside the "good ol' days" while accepting an honorary doctorate recently from her alma mater, Howard University, and, instead, tore into presentday. American...
Message Rebuffed.Hate Mail Incidents at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School Single out Minority Students
Message Rebuffed...Hate Mail Incidents at Berkeley's Boalt Hall. School Single Out Minority Studentsby Anita M. SelineHate mail stuffed into the mailboxes of minority law students at Boalt Hall, the law school of the University of California at Berkeley,...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Fine Print in the Contract
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Fine Print In the Contract.Julianne MalveauxWASHINGTON, DC -- People who teach political science ought to do more than watch CSPAN to inform themselves about the workings of this 104th Congress. They ought to be here, bring their...
THE LAST WORD: Culture, Theory and Leadership
THE LAST WORD: Culture, Theory and Leadership.Recently, Rutgers University President Francis Lawrence stunned the higher education community and the country with his remarks about the "genetic, hereditary" factors ostensibly preventing African Americans...
Washington UPDATE: Proposed Merger Affects Student Aid, Other Programs
Washington UPDATE: Proposed Merger Affects Student Aid, Other Programs.by Charles DervaricsStudent-aid and equal-opportunity programs could get a new federal home if proposals from Republicans in the House of Representatives take effect.The plan from...

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