Jackson State University’s Mississippi Urban Research Center finds inseparable links between poverty and academic performance in under-resourced primary and secondary schools. And communities are taking notice of the results.
Remarks delivered to open the inaugural symposium of Kentucky State University Atwood Institute on Race, Education, and the Democratic Ideal.
Welcome to the Inaugural Symposium of the Atwood Institute for Race, Education, and the Democratic Ideal.
Meharry Medical College, North Carolina Central University and Tuskegee University were this week announced as members of a consortium of seven colleges and universities awarded a five-year, $122 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish campus-based research centers for minority health issues.
Wilberforce University has received a $2.4 million grant from the US Department of Education to expand its masters degree program in rehabilitation counseling.
The six-year grant will provide resources to fund scholarships, fellowships, and internships for graduate students, and will assist in defraying costs for renovation of teaching and research spaces for the program.
Ridesharing company Lyft has announced plans to partner with online credentialing and nanodegree company Udacity to begin offering scholarships to learners who want to develop self-driving cars.
Lyft wants to create a world filled with self-driving cars, so the ride-hailing company will help the next generation of developers get the education they need to build it.
In this work, the research team demonstrated the first set of optically pumped GeSn edge-emitting lasers that covers an unprecedented broad wavelength range from 2 to 3 micron and higher efficiency than all previous reports.
Winston-Salem State University will examine challenges and possibilities for economic development in the eastern part of its city and throughout Forsyth County, thanks in part to a $3 million grant from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Center for Advancing Opportunity.
The Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Nursing has launched new efforts to increase opportunities to prepare students to work as health care professionals in rural and underserved communities.
In a historic moment for the African nation of Ghana, NASA launched the country’s first-ever satellite, the GhanaSat-1, into orbit from the International Space Station on July 7. GhanaSat-1 is the first private university satellite developed in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Historically black colleges and universities nationwide are emerging as valuable resources in preparation for today’s solar eclipse. From safe watching advice to weather and atmospheric monitoring, HBCU campuses will welcome new public exposure this afternoon in connection with the rare national eclipse, the likes of which haven’t been visible in the United States for 99 years.
Already the state’s third most productive public research university, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University took in a school-record $62.5 million in research contracts and grants in 2016-17, school leaders announced today.
Researchers at Kentucky State University will strengthen its research exploration into stemming youth violence in Kentucky and increasing diversity in the national transportation industry, thanks in part to more than $1.5 million dollars the school has received from federal and state agencies.
West Virginia State University is the latest historically black college to receive federal support towards researching food quality, announcing this week its receipt of a $894,000 grant from the Department of Agriculture for food security initiatives.