Yesterday, news broke that four historically black universities will no longer owe the federal government money they borrowed to help rebuild campuses ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Over the last 20 years, Dr. A. James Hicks has helped more than 600,000 minority scientists to earn bachelors and advanced degrees in STEM fields. We talk with him about his STEM background and how the federal government has helped to diversify STEM professions.
Johns Hopkins University Ethnic Skin Program postdoctoral fellow and Tougaloo College alumna Angel Byrd discusses the path from Mississippi to a dual MD/PhD program at one of the nation’s top Ivy League institutions.
As students from historically black colleges and universities throughout the nation will travel to Flint, MI over the next two months, using spring break time to deliver bottled water to residents and their children, an HBCU graduate will be working to restore confidence in the city’s municipal leadership.