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Four African Americans Appointed to New Higher Education Posts

Four African Americans Appointed to New Higher Education Posts

The appointees are Danita Nias at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Wendy Wilson at Darton State College in Georgia, Lamont Sellers at the University of South Dakota, and Thurman D. Hollins at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

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.

New Discovery May Improve Treatment for Those Who Suffer From Sickle Cell Disease

New Discovery May Improve Treatment for Those Who Suffer From Sickle Cell Disease

A study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, Harvard University, MIT , Florida Atlantic University, and the University of Korea reports on a discovery that may help physicians treat those who suffer from sickle cell disease.

Death by Cop: New University Study Tabulates the Data

Death by Cop: New University Study Tabulates the Data

A new study by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the Baylor College of Medicine found that between 1999 and 2013, 5,511 people were killed by law enforcement officers in the line of duty.

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.

Colorado State University Scientist to Be Honored by the Institute of Caribbean Studies

Colorado State University Scientist to Be Honored by the Institute of Caribbean Studies

Robert B. France, professor of computer science at Colorado State University, has been selected to receive the Excellence in Science and Technology Award from the Institute of Caribbean Studies.

Florida A&M University Aids Students' Path to Medical School

Florida A&M University Aids Students’ Path to Medical School

Under a new agreement, undergraduate students at Florida A&M University who are accepted into the Medical Scholars Program will be offered provisional acceptance into the medical school at Florida Atlantic University.

For College Age Black Men, Homicide Is, by Far, the Leading Cause of Death

For College Age Black Men, Homicide Is, by Far, the Leading Cause of Death

In contrast, researchers at Florida Atlantic University and Meharry Medical College in Nashville found that the leading cause of death for Black woman and non-Black men and women in this age group is automobile accidents.

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.

A Check-Up on Black First-Year Medical Students

A Check-Up on Black First-Year Medical Students

Brown University, Florida State University, and Florida Atlantic University reveal the racial make-up of their entering medical school classes.

New Florida Atlantic University Website Explores Contemporary Race Relations

New Florida Atlantic University Website Explores Contemporary Race Relations

The project is under the direction of Kitty Oliver, a veteran journalist who teaches in the department of communication and multimedia studies at FAU.

Seven African Americans Who Will Be Taking on New Duties

Seven African Americans Who Will Be Taking on New Duties

Here is news of seven new appointments of African Americans to posts in the academic arena.

Florida A&M University Establishes a Medical Honors Program

Florida A&M University Establishes a Medical Honors Program

The aim is to steer successful students to the medical school at Florida Atlantic University.

Five African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is new of two men and three women who have assumed or will soon assume new administrative duties in higher education.