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Tag: underrepresented minorities

Firsts in Higher Education

As our country and our campuses become ever more diverse, it is increasingly important for colleges and universities to ensure that underrepresented students are...

Veterinary Schools Engage Diverse Youth to Inspire Veterinarians of the Future

Many children who love animals dream of becoming veterinarians. Although not all of these young people will realize that goal, there is general agreement...

Increased Demand for Mental Health Services Indicates Greater Acceptance, But Schools...

In the past five years, student demand for mental health services on college campuses in the U.S. has grown at more than five times...

INSIGHT Welcomes Institute for Diversity in Health Management as New Partner

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is pleased to announce it is partnering with the nonprofit Institute for Diversity in Health Management. The Institute works to expand...

INSIGHT Welcomes NAMME as New Partner

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is proud to announce its partnership with the nonprofit National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Inc. (NAMME). Established in 1975 to...

Researchers Call for Greater Diversity in Clinical Trials

A study published in the journal PLOS Medicine this week raises questions about federally funded clinical trials and their implications on the health and...

Mizzou Protests Set Off Wave of Student Activism on College Campuses

In the week since student protests led to the resignations of University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe and Columbia campus Chancellor R. Bowen...

Yale Takes Collaborative Approach to Increasing Faculty Diversity

Yale University last week announced a $50 million initiative to increase diversity among its faculty population. Yale President Peter Salovey and Provost Ben Polak are...

UM Announces College-Prep Program Leading to Full-Tuition Scholarships

Beginning in January, 120 students from two Michigan school districts will have the opportunity to take part in a college-preparatory program that could earn...

One Year In, IIE Reflects on the Impact of Generation Study...

Launched in March 2014 with 156 partners, the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative has grown to include more than 600...

Benefits of OU Engineering Bridge Program Stretch Beyond Summer

The University of Oklahoma (OU) has a long history of supporting minority students majoring in engineering. The College of Engineering’s Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP),...

Non-Cognitive Competencies in Graduate Admissions: Enhancing Validity and Diversity

Although the importance of diversity in STEM graduate education is rising in the U.S. — notably with commentary from National Science Foundation leadership —...