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[Recap] National HBCU Week

Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, a time to acknowledge their courageous work

President Barack Obama has declared Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, 2015 to be National Historically…

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White House Names 2015 HBCU All-Stars

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities selects exemplars

Eighty-three students have been selected as HBCU All-Stars by the White House Initiative on HBCUs.…

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iSTEM Project at Morehouse College

Program exposes middle schoolers to STEM

The iSTEM project at Morehouse College offers middle schoolers a STEM program that comprises a…

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South Carolina’s HBCU Leaders Meet With O’Malley

Candidate for the Democratic nomination says his plan would help HBCUs

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley met with South Carolina HBCU leaders to share his vision…

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Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE, Tracy McGrady, and 2Chainz Launch New HBCU Tour

Alliance focuses on building awareness of black colleges

HBCU Direct is partnering with ASPiRE, T-Mac McGrady, and 2Chainz. The partnership will launch a…

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Middle School Boys from Baltimore Learn Coding and 3-D Design

New program from Verizon held at Morgan State

Verizon has developed Minority Male Makers, a STEM program for middle school boys in Baltimore…

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Scientist and HBCU Grad Says Support Networks Helped Her Succeed

STEM Profile: Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., of Dow Chemical

Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., a senior chemist at Dow, says support networks and hard work helped…

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Making STEM Diversity a National Priority

Diverse panelists offer tangible solutions

The opening keynote at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference offers answers to attracting and…

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Tuskegee University Awarded Arts Grant

$500,000 grant to help blend STEM and arts education

Tuskegee University was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support…

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Oral Health Business Supports Education

Raises money for endowed Spelman scholarship

The Dental Kidz Foundation supports an endowed scholarship at Spelman College and initiatives for females…

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Parent Loan Fix Led to Declines in Black Student Enrollment

Universities and colleges each lost between three and 100 black students

The federal government tightened credit standards and began denying PLUS loans to parents. Black families…

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Howard University Presents Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award

A Howard alum and department chair receives the award

Howard University, a top HBCU awarded a Howard alum and department chair the second Woman…

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Separate and Unequal: Funding of Public HBCUs

Unequal funding, programming work to disenfranchise black colleges and universities

Public HBCUs continue to be unequally funded and under-resourced. Lawsuits old and recent have been…

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Shaw University Announces New President

Tashni Dubroy cites partnerships as key to fiscal efficiency

Shaw University’s new president vows to stabilize the school’s finances, academics and leadership, and looks…

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Sheryl Underwood’s Tips for Success in Comedy and Business

Strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage

Sheryl Underwood offers several strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage.

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The State of Diversity in Silicon Valley

Wayne Sutton's 'USA Today' column touts promise for the tech hub

It may be slow moving, but diversity in Silicon Valley is on the rise, says…

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Google ‘Embeds’ Engineers at HBCUs to Boost Diversity in Tech

The tech giant takes on Silicon Valley's diversity problem

Silicon Valley is setting up shop at some of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and…

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BE Smart: Entrepreneurs Produce HBCU Hackathons To Develop Tech Talent

The grant means that the program will be offered at more historically black colleges

The Black Founders has received a new $100,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, allowing…

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California’s Community College System Enters Transfer Deal with Nine HBCUs

New partnership will allow students to have an easier transfer to HBCUs

California community college system enters new partnership to help students have a smoother transfer to…

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Apple to Donate More than $40 Million to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Apple creates tech opportunities for HBCU students

Apple shows its commitment to diversity in tech by donating more than $40 million to…

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