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NIH FIRST Program Bolsters DEI Goals Among Biomedical Faculty

Through an ongoing program, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and participating institutions are working to build an inclusive biomedical research field that attracts...

UK to Lead $3.4M NIH Effort to Reduce Disparities in Drug...

The University of Kentucky (UK) has been selected to lead a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative to promote equity in drug abuse...

New Study at CNU Aims to Identify Barriers for Women in...

Researchers at Christopher Newport University (CNU) have received a grant from the National Science Foundation to explore how gender, race/ethnicity, and social identity impact...

Duke Invests in Community-Engaged Research to Increase STEM Access

Duke University is taking action to advance racial and social justice by investing in community-engaged research. The private university in Durham, N.C., recently allocated...

Will Anti-DEI Legislation Cause a Research Funding Drought in Higher Ed?

As recent anti-DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) laws targeting higher education take effect, research faculty and those who support their work in affected states...

NSF Program Expands STEM Research to Overlooked Schools, Researchers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently launched Growing Research Access for Nationally Transformative Equity and Diversity (GRANTED), a program designed to break down systemic...

UO Researchers to Collaborate with Indigenous Communities on Climate Change Solutions

The University of Oregon (UO) is partnering with Indigenous and rural communities on a groundbreaking study to develop potential solutions for reducing carbon in...

Rhodes College to Establish Institute for Race and Social Transformation

Rhodes College has received an $800,000 grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to create a new program that will focus on researching and developing...

Binghamton Launches Research Alliance with HBCUs

Binghamton University is launching a new alliance with six historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in an effort to build collaborative research capabilities and...

Colleges Build Partnerships to Create Opportunities for Students Globally

Using tools popularized during the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and universities are expanding their international reach through partnerships that feature virtual exchange programs and online...

Study Tracks Diversity Outcomes for Physician Assistant Programs

Lack of workforce diversity is an acknowledged problem across nearly all medical disciplines, but a team of researchers recently took a deep dive into...

Innovative Funding Helps Health Professions Research College Raise $1 Million, Advance...

Thirty percent more African American, Latinx, and Hispanic faculty are working this year within the College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP) at...

Research Projects Launch as Part of Princeton-HBCU Partnership

A group of 10 research projects recently launched as part of a partnership between Princeton University and five historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs),...

Department of Defense Strengthens Research Partnerships with HBCUs, MSIs

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has announced that it is working to expand existing and create new research partnerships with historically Black colleges...

University of Kentucky Research Team Uniquely Poised to Reach Black Communities,...

The populations Danelle Stevens-Watkins, PhD, seeks to help are often difficult to reach. It is a common predicament in health disparity research. One of her...

Unique Social and Behavioral Research Centers Investigate Society’s Most Pressing Issues

Research in the fields of social and behavioral science can have tremendous influence on legislation, spark meaningful conversations, and ultimately lead to a more...

AIR Partnership Program Seeks to Increase Diversity in Behavioral and Social...

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) announced it will be ramping up its Pipeline Partnership Program this summer after the initiative was delayed by...

Federally Funded Food Safety Lab to Partner with Minority-Serving Institutions for...

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety (FSIL) led by Purdue University and Cornell University announced a funding opportunity in global food...

CIC Selects Seven Schools for Legacies of American Slavery Project

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) announced in February the seven colleges and universities that will participate in a multi-year project titled “Legacies of...

College Students Concerned About Data Use in Higher Education, Research Shows

A new study released on Wednesday shows that open conversations about data collection and sharing are missing from college campuses.  Funded by the Bill and...

LGBTQ Population in the U.S. Larger Than Ever Before, Gallup Poll...

Americans are self-identifying as LGBTQ more than ever before, according to a new Gallup poll released on Wednesday. New data shows that 5.6 percent of adults...

UAB Develops First Culturally Based Palliative Care Protocol

Palliative care in the U.S. has long had a cultural focus on the White middle class, but a recent project by The University of...

Public Policy Schools Create Research Centers to Help Solve Some of...

Public policy schools tackle society’s greatest challenges by operating research centers and collaboratives dedicated solely to studying policy solutions on education, public health, and...

University of Louisville Institute ‘Builds a Bridge’ Between Research and Action...

The Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research at the University of Louisville (UofL) seeks to support racial and social justice activism through the...

New Survey Reveals Growing Rates of Sexual Assault Across Student Demographics

Approximately one in four undergraduates who are women or non-cisgender will experience a sexual assault at some point during their college careers, according to...

An INSIGHT Investigation: Accounting for Just 0.5% of Higher Education’s Budgets,...

Spending on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts at American universities has increased 27 percent over the past five academic years, according to an...

International STEM Scholars Face Visa Restrictions, Racial Profiling Under Trump

STEM scholars from countries outside of the United States contribute enormously to research initiatives at American universities. They generate billions of dollars annually toward...

Large Classes Deter Female Participation in STEM, New Research Shows

A new study published this week in the journal BioScience reveals that female students are less likely to participate in STEM classes with 120 or...

Enrollment at American Colleges and Universities Continues to Decline

Overall enrollment at American colleges and universities has decreased by 1.7 percent since last year, according to a new report issued by the National Student...

Institutions Hope to Increase Diversity through the Science of Mentorship

A 2012 federal report found a lack of students from underrepresented backgrounds entering undergraduate programs that lead to careers in biomedical research. To address...

Comprehensive Report Reveals New Insights about Diversity in Higher Ed

The American Council on Education (ACE) recently released a report on race and ethnicity in higher education in the United States. According to ACE,...

African Americans Experience Racism Differently Across Gender, Education Levels

Most Black Americans say they have experienced racial discrimination. African American men and those with some college experience, however, are more likely to face...

Number of College Students with Anxiety Disorders Has Doubled in the...

New research from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) reveals that the number of college students aged 18 to 26 who suffer from...