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Paul Tiyambe Zeleza to Lead United States International University-Africa

Paul Tiyambe Zeleza to Lead United States International University-Africa

Dr. Zeleza has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He will become vice chancellor of U.S. International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, on January 1.

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.

Mahtem Shiferraw Wins the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets

Mahtem Shiferraw Wins the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets

The award is presented by the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner, the literary magazine published by the University of Nebraska Press and the creative writing program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Harvard's New Group of W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows

Harvard’s New Group of W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows

Black scholars who are among the new group of fellows are Christopher Emdin, Shose Kessi, Achille Mbembe, Mark Anthony Neal, Wole Soyinka, and Deborah Willis.

New Dean at Loyola Marymount University

New Dean at Loyola Marymount University

Bryant Keith Alexander has been serving as professor of communication studies at California State University at Los Angeles.

HEAL Africa Wins the $1 Million Opus Prize

HEAL Africa Wins the $1 Million Opus Prize

HEAL Africa has established 31 safe houses for women who have been victims of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.