Cesar Vargas on Fighting Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Forces for DACA and the DREAM Act

Cesar Vargas on Fighting Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Forces for DACA and the DREAM Act

On September 5, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump Administration’s plans to rescind DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a program enacted under Obama that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation. Trump urged Congress to develop a replacement within six months, at which point the administration would revisit what to do about DACA if Congress fails toRead more about Cesar Vargas on Fighting Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Forces for DACA and the DREAM Act[…]

Colorado Coach Sued Over Handling of Abuse Allegations

Colorado Coach Sued Over Handling of Abuse Allegations

DENVER — A woman who accused a former University of Colorado assistant football coach of domestic violence is suing the head coach and several university officials, claiming they knew of the abuse and tried to cover it up. The woman filed the lawsuit in federal court in Denver on Wednesday against head coach Mike MacIntyreRead more about Colorado Coach Sued Over Handling of Abuse Allegations[…]

Author Who Sees Race-intelligence Link Speaks at Harvard

Author Who Sees Race-intelligence Link Speaks at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Students gathered at Harvard University on Wednesday to denounce a speech by an author who co-wrote a book discussing racial differences in intelligence and touched off a boisterous protest earlier this year in Vermont. Chanting “black, brown, Asian, white, Harvard united for human rights” and “you can’t turn us around,” dozens ofRead more about Author Who Sees Race-intelligence Link Speaks at Harvard[…]

Former ED Secretary John King Teaching at University of Maryland

Former ED Secretary John King Teaching at University of Maryland

Dr. John B. King, Jr. —former U.S. Secretary of Education and President and CEO of The Education Trust — is slated to teach an undergraduate course on education policy this fall as a visiting professor at the University of Maryland College of Education. “I’m excited to be a part of the University of Maryland community,Read more about Former ED Secretary John King Teaching at University of Maryland[…]

New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions

New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions

The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) has released a new report that highlights the return on investment (ROI) on Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). The report outlines MSIs as, Asian American Native American Pacific Islander serving institutions, Alaska Native serving institutions, historically Black colleges and universities, Hispanic serving institutions, predominantly Black institutions, tribal collegesRead more about New Report Brings Facts to Light on Minority Serving Institutions[…]

Sweet Briar Preparing for Fresh Start

Sweet Briar Preparing for Fresh Start

Sweet Briar College, an all-women’s school located in the Virginia foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is poised to begin yet another chapter of its existence for the 2018-’19 academic year. The school, which nearly closed in 2015, plans to restructure its curriculum around three “centers of excellence” and reduce its cost of attendance byRead more about Sweet Briar Preparing for Fresh Start[…]

Runstedtler Thrives at Intersection of Race, History and Sports

Runstedtler Thrives at Intersection of Race, History and Sports

Dr. Theresa Runstedtler brings to academia an extensive knowledge and background in history, African-American studies, cultural studies and sports. Previously an assistant professor at the University at Buffalo (SUNY) and a Mellon postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, Runstedtler now leads the Critical Race, Gender, and Cultural Studies Collaborative at American University (AU), whereRead more about Runstedtler Thrives at Intersection of Race, History and Sports[…]