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Howard University Teams Up With Chrysler and Arizona State University

Howard University Teams Up With Chrysler and Arizona State University

Under the agreement, two students from each university will participate at an internship program in supply chain management at Chrysler during the summer months and then study at the other university this fall.

Four Black Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Four Black Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Taking on new faculty posts are Lynn Nottage at Columbia University, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor at Princeton University, Linden F. Lewis at Bucknell University, and Matthew Delmont at Arizona State University.

Arizona State University Students Combat Preventable Hearing Loss in Malawi

Arizona State University Students Combat Preventable Hearing Loss in Malawi

The students and faculty from Arizona State work alongside faculty and audiology students in Malawi where this is a high rate of preventable hearing loss, which can be caused by malaria, meningitis, and untreated ear infections.

Jewell Parker Rhodes Wins the Jane Addams Children's Book Award

Jewell Parker Rhodes Wins the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award

Dr. Rhodes holds the Piper Endowed Chair and is a professor of English and the founding director of the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University. She was honored for her novel Sugar.

Healthy Meals Are Tough to Find in Restaurants Near Public Housing Projects

Healthy Meals Are Tough to Find in Restaurants Near Public Housing Projects

Researchers examined menu choices at restaurants near public housing projects and found that approximately 75 percent of the menu choices were highly caloric and high in fat.

A Tape of a 1964 Speech by Martin Luther King Discovered at Arizona State University

A Tape of a 1964 Speech by Martin Luther King Discovered at Arizona State University

A tape of the speech entitled, “Religious Witness for Human Dignity,” was found in an old box of reel-to-reel tapes at a Goodwill store in Phoenix. There is no other known recording of the speech.

Fraternity at Arizona State University Has Charter Revoked After It Held an "MLK Black Party"

Fraternity at Arizona State University Has Charter Revoked After It Held an “MLK Black Party”

Pictures posted online from the Martin Luther King Black Party showed party goers dressed in basketball jerseys, flashing gang signs, and drinking from watermelon cups.

Four African Americans Taking on New Admintrative Roles in Higher Education

Four African Americans Taking on New Admintrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Harriet Frink Davis at North Carolina Central University, Bleuzette Marshall at the University of Cincinnati, Ray Anderson at Arizona State University, and Chandra Alston at the University of Tennessee.

Major Program to Educate the Next Generation of African Leaders Is Underway

Major Program to Educate the Next Generation of African Leaders Is Underway

The first students in the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program have completed their first semesters at U.S. colleges and universities. Over the next decade 15,000 students, many from Africa, will participate.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Study Finds Racial Bias in Online Purchasing

Study Finds Racial Bias in Online Purchasing

The study found that ads that showed a Black man holding the iPod received 13 percent fewer responses and 18 percent fewer offers than ads that showed an iPod in a White man’s hand.

New Project Documenting the History of Blacks at Yale Divinity School

New Project Documenting the History of Blacks at Yale Divinity School

The effort is under the director of Moses N. Moore Jr., a graduate of Yale Divinity School who is now an associate professor of religious studies at Arizona State University, and Yolanda Smith, a lecturer in Christian education at Yale Divinity School.

MasterCard Foundation Makes a Major Commitment to the Education of Africans

MasterCard Foundation Makes a Major Commitment to the Education of Africans

Among the partnering institutions in the United States are Arizona State University, Michigan State University, Stanford University, the University of California Berkeley, Duke University and Wellesley College.

Arizona State University Professor Seeks to Advance Engineering Education in Africa

Arizona State University Professor Seeks to Advance Engineering Education in Africa

Over the past 15 years, Arizona State University professor Terry Alford has made 12 trips to Africa to teach two-week engineering seminars at schools and universities.

Arizona State University Honors Its First Black Football Player

Arizona State University Honors Its First Black Football Player

In 1937 Emerson Harvey was the first Black player at ASU. His presence on the football team at the university served to play a major role in the racial integration of college sports in the southwest.

Two African American Scholars Honored by the American Educational Research Association

Two African American Scholars Honored by the American Educational Research Association

The American Educational Research Association recently honored Jeraldo F.L. Jackson and Robert T. Palmer for their scholarship relating to diversity.

The New Director of The Design School at Arizona State University

The New Director of The Design School at Arizona State University

Currently, Craig Barton is an associate professor of architecture at the University of Virginia.

Only One African American in the 40-Member Class of 2012 Gates Cambridge Scholars

Only One African American in the 40-Member Class of 2012 Gates Cambridge Scholars

Marie Rose Katia Mehu is an appellate level prosecutor for the state of Arizona. This fall she will study international law at Cambridge University in England.