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When it comes to diversity grants, NIH hopes bigger is better

Each of 10 BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) awards, ranging from $17 million to $24 million over 5 years, will fund partnerships among several institutions to attract and retain mo... read more

UW-Madison prof: Anti-bias programs mean well, but there's no proof they work

Rachel Godsil, co-founder of the New York City-based Perception ... feelings of identity threat, minority derogation and perceived relative economic deprivation ... and win the presidential election.” ... read more

New App Matches Students' Interests With Careers

Now there is a new, free app to help students ... Not knowing what to major in can be a source of stress for students, and Compass Lite is an attempt to help them think about career matches earlier, h... read more

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To attract more blacks and Hispanics to STEM, universities must address racial issues on campus

For Young, who is black and whose high school in Spring Valley, New York was almost entirely African-American and Hispanic, “the lack of diversity ... students of color. Freshman Keandre Williams says ... read more

'Mismatched' Black Students Pay the Price of Affirmative Action

What justifies such discrimination, the schools say ... minority advancement, the toll taken by mismatch is heartbreaking. Only one-third of black students who enter law school, for example, end up gr... read more

The Color of School Reform

This new focus on recruiting minority ... Jarrell says teachers have largely led the school’s push for more racial diversity. Administrators listened, taking into account research supporting the notio... read more

More than Fun and Games: New Computer Science Courses Attract Students with Educational Games

“Developing new, more enticing computer science programs is too large a task for academia to tackle on its own. Microsoft and other IT companies must work alongside academia and help ... and minority ... read more

NCAA's Systematic Exploitation

They do so to promote diversity ... of access to minority and low income students." Despite what the NCAA's studies might say, a look at the present and past of the organization reveals this statement ... read more

New HHMI efforts to help young scientists highlight ongoing diversity challenge

If all goes well, a decade from now those selected as Gray fellows might be well positioned to compete for NIH grants and other awards. But the list of HHMI’s 84 new ... numbers of minority students. ... read more

Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Simplify FAFSA Form

This left billions of dollars – including approximately $2.3 billion in Federal Pell Grants – unused ... the lawmakers say. The new legislation offers solutions to previous financial aid barriers and ... read more

Strickland launches initiative to help 800 black-owned businesses increase revenue

During a news conference Tuesday morning, the city's director of Minority and Women-Owned Business ... To work on that, Strickland and others announced a new "800 Initiative" today to fund training an... read more

What happens when two separate and unequal school districts merge?

The Starkville Foundation for Public Education, funded by donations from local residents, gave frequent grants to Starkville teachers to purchase new ... of the minority students desegregation is supp... read more

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