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By Jeffrey Mervis Science, Feb. 17, 2017 — An online, for-profit university is doing something that has long eluded brick-and-mortar institutions in the United States: awarding advanced degrees to significant numbers of black students. New data from the latest Survey of Earned Doctorates by the National Science Foundation (NSF) document how Walden University, which has its […]
The Economist, February 16, 2017 — Welcome, amigos: Historically black colleges and universities adjust to the times The mascot at César E. Chávez High School in Houston, Texas, is the lobo, Spanish for wolf. Most of the pupils are Latino. The school is not the traditional pipeline for black colleges, yet last week Texas Southern […]
The Southern Poverty Law Center’s annual mapping of organized hate in America reveals a dramatic spike in anti-Muslim groups.
By Jamie Coleman Rolling Out | February 11, 2017 — As my glorious time at Alabama State University is coming to a close, I can’t help but think back to a time when going to a Historically Black College or University was laughable. For starters, my life plan never included going to an HBCU for […]
By Rachel Gaal APS News | February 9, 2017 — Organizers seek to establish network of conferences for underrepresented minorities like those for women in physics. Diversity and inclusion help physicists reach their full potential, but according to the numbers, the physics community has some work to do. Only 27 U.S. physics departments have both African […]
Black News, February 8, 2017 — Nationwide — Many companies and organizations are already announcing that they are accepting applications for their upcoming internship programs. Here’s a list of the top 2017 summer internship programs for African Americans: #1 – The NBA Internship Program offers college students an exciting opportunity to use their skills and […]
People of color largely remain shut out of the tech industry.
A new report captures racial bias in hiring of engineers and suggests coders of all ethnicities should look for jobs outside Silicon Valley.
By Patricia Guadalupe NBC News Latino, February 8, 2017 — People of color continue to represent a fraction of the workforce in the tech industry today, comprising just five percent of tech employees – much lower than the private sector – and even while they are more than 25 percent of the U.S. population, says a […]