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NASA Awards $3.5 Million to MSIs to Support Upcoming Lunar Mission

NASA’s Artemis mission aims to revolutionize humanity’s understanding of the moon by developing a “robust human and robotics presence” on the lunar surface, according...

NASA, National Science Foundation Launch Initiative to Increase Student Diversity in...

NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have partnered for a new initiative to provide underrepresented students with career pathways in engineering through...

Number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Increases Across the Country

Thirty colleges and universities were designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) during the 2019-2020 academic year, bringing the grand total of HSIs nationwide to nearly...

UCLA Plans to Become a Hispanic-Serving Institution by 2025

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  is planning to increase its Latinx student population to a quarter of its total enrolled student population...

Moving Beyond Enrollment: The Future of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Depends on More...

Over the last 30 years, college enrollment for Hispanic and Latinx students has skyrocketed. In 1995, when the federal government first appropriated special funding...

MSIs Are More Successful at Graduating Students than Federal Data Suggest,...

Researchers at the American Council on Education (ACE) recently released a report indicating that students who attend Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) graduate at a...

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...

HBCU Roundtable

The Benefits and Challenges of Historically Black Institutions INSIGHT Into Diversity recently spoke with leaders at three of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities...