07 janvier 2019

Aurora universities team up for diversity

By Claudia Civinini. The Aurora Network, an international group of nine universities that want to match “academic excellence with societal relevance” has launched a project to make internationalisation more inclusive. More...

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‘K-pop migrants’ fuelling student diversity in Korea

By Claudia Civinini. Korea’s increasing popularity with international students may have something to do with its lively music scene, with foreign teens drawn to the country due to their fascination with K-Pop, the Korea Times has reported. More...

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Here’s how to increase retention in computer science programs

eCampus NewsA new report addresses the “vitally important” issue of diversity in computer science and offers an array of recommendations to improve retention rates in undergraduate computer science programs. More...

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06 janvier 2019

How T.M. Landry College Prep failed black families

The ConversationOf all the challenges that vex black parents, perhaps none is more frustrating than to be forced to send their children to schools where their children’s talents go unrecognized, overlooked, ignored or even squashed. More...

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Duke's Random Roommates

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Move was seen as an effort to promote understanding across racial and other groups. It may be too early to tell if it will work, but so far, it appears to be going smoothly. More...

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Public Affairs Schools Launch Diversity Alliance

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Six public affairs schools will launch a Public Affairs Diversity Alliance, they announced Thursday. Their goal is to “encourage and sustain a pipeline” of candidates for faculty positions in criminal justice, policy and public administration. American University’s School of Public Affairs will chair the Public Affairs Diversity Alliance for a two-year term. More...

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21 décembre 2018

Which colleges enroll the most Hispanic students?

University Business Magazine logoHundreds of colleges and universities have capitalized on demographic trends in the new century to establish a burgeoning sector of higher education known as Hispanic-serving institutions. More...

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A new study illustrates one easy way to increase diversity on campus

University Business Magazine logoIf you’re a Harvard student, you’re probably well-off. The Harvard Crimson reported in 2017 that the median family income for a Harvard University student is $168,800 — a figure three times the national average. More...

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20 décembre 2018

Election 2018’s winners include campus activism, diversity — and polarization

University Business Magazine logoCollege students caught and grew a blue wave that flipped the U.S. House of Representatives, governorships and state legislatures. More...

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17 décembre 2018

Trying to improve racial diversity in the media

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMany young BAME people, especially black people, do not believe they can get into any kind of journalism. When still at school, and advisers are talking about what kind of jobs they might try for, such youngsters tend to be categorised as so lacking in written and spoken English that they’re unfit for media work and have no chance of ever attaining sufficient skills to compete in that area with white kids. More...

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