ADVANCING THE CONVERSATION ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY,
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50 Years Later: Rutgers Law Maintains Legacy of Developing Leaders Through...

In 1967, an uprising in Newark, N.J., that left more than 700 people injured and 26 dead — part of a string of incidents...

Two Law Schools Commit to Diversifying the Legal Profession

As the majority of law schools struggle to diversify their student bodies, there are some that stand above the rest, eclipsing even the national...

The Opportunity to Serve

Underrepresented Students Gain Exposure to Public and Foreign Service Careers Via National Fellowships Recently released statistics revealing that the majority of U.S. civil and foreign service...

Summer Programs Offer Underrepresented Students Graduate-Level Research Experience

Unlike many healthcare fields, public health tends to attract individuals from a variety of ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. A recent report from the...

Business Schools Encourage Student Participation in Community Revitalization Programs for Real-Life...

When Lyneir Richardson, executive director of the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED) and an instructor of professional practice at Rutgers Business...

NMSDC Launches Program to Help Minority Millennials Become Successful Entrepreneurs

The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) recently announced the launch of a new initiative to assist the millennial generation of minority entrepreneurs. Sponsored...

Inclusion of Diverse Groups in STEM Leads to Increased Creativity, Innovation

Innovations in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) — both in academia and biotechnology — have had a positive effect on society at the...

University of Virginia Serves the Community Through Engagement and...

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into...

Trump’s Higher Education Budget Cuts Hurt Low-Income, Minority Students

President Donald Trump outlined his administration’s budget priorities last week in a blueprint for fiscal year 2018 that includes a $9 billion cut in...

K-12 School Districts Work to Improve Inclusion Through Teacher Training

Diversity and inclusion have long been recognized as critical in higher education, and within the past 10 years, many K-12 schools have also increased...

Building, Growing, and Innovating

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business Fills a Need for Minority Entrepreneurs The number of U.S. adults starting their own business rose in 2016, with 550,000...

NACME Works to Ensure Accessible, Affordable, and Accountable Engineering Education...

Motivated by the staggeringly low number of minorities in STEM programs and professions, minority leaders, business executives, the academic community, and corporations came together...

UW-Madison to Test Diversity Training Program on Incoming Freshmen

With hopes of providing an opportunity for students to learn about themselves and others, the University of Wisconsin-Madison plans to test a new diversity...

BUILDING BONDS: Penn State Law Supports Minority Students Via Mentorship

College enrollment has been on the rise since 1990 and is projected to continue. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, this increase...

Efforts to Improve Faculty Diversity Are Increasing, But Much Work Remains

As students across the country have taken to public spaces to express their frustration over college and university’s disregard for diversity issues, they have...

National Association of Medical Minority Educators Relies on Interprofessional Collaboration to...

When a group of educators met at Howard University in 1975 to discuss what could be done to diversify the healthcare field, their focus...

Female, Minority Executives Who Value Diversity Rated Poorly by Bosses, Study...

In a study published by the Harvard Business Review this week, research reveals that women and non-white executives who value diversity and who hire...

Report Examines How LGBTQ Students of Color Identify

Increasingly, the acceptance of LGBTQ people has become more mainstream, but the same has not always been true of LGBTQ people of color, according...

Engineering Deans Pledge Action on Diversity Goals

At the White House’s inaugural Demo Day on August 4, more than 100 engineering school deans presented an open letter in which they pledged...

Leading the Next Generation of Lawyers

ABA President-elect Paulette Brown discusses racism in the legal profession and her plans after taking office When Paulette Brown takes office in August as the first...

A Balancing Act

How colleges and universities are struggling with the intersection of freedom of speech and inclusivity on campus In the U.S., freedom of speech is a right...

What’s in a Name: Moraine Valley Community College Emphasizes Community

The student body at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Ill., is a reflection of the surrounding community. Located in a southwest suburb of...