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UCLA Study Examines the Racial Disparity in School Discipline

UCLA Study Examines the Racial Disparity in School Discipline

The report found that the largest racial gap in school suspensions in the elementary grades is in Missouri. For secondary school students, the largest racial gap in suspensions is in Wisconsin.

A Statistical Portrait of First-Year Students at Black Colleges and Universities

A Statistical Portrait of First-Year Students at Black Colleges and Universities

This nationwide survey prepared by UCLA compares current first-year students in terms of characteristics such as family income, grades in high school, future goals, study habits, political views, and social activities.

Eugene Washington Named Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University

Eugene Washington Named Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University

Dr. Washington has been serving as dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine, vice chancellor for health sciences, and CEO of the University of California, Los Angeles Health System. He will begin his duties at Duke on April 1.

UCLA Faculty to Vote on Instituting a Requirement for Undergraduates to Take a Diversity Course

UCLA Faculty to Vote on Instituting a Requirement for Undergraduates to Take a Diversity Course

The proposal calls for each undergraduate to complete a course with a grade of C or better that substantially addresses racial, ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, sexual orientation, religious, or other types of diversity.

Product of Foster Care System Accepted at Nine Different Medical Schools

Product of Foster Care System Accepted at Nine Different Medical Schools

Festus Ohan was removed from the care of his mother at the age of 5. When he was 13, his father abandoned him and one of his two sisters. He was placed in foster care. Only 2 percent of children placed in foster homes earn degrees from four-year colleges but Ohan beat the odds.

Four Elite California Universities in Joint Effort to Boost Minority Ph.D.s in STEM Fields

Four Elite California Universities in Joint Effort to Boost Minority Ph.D.s in STEM Fields

The consortium, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, includes Stanford University, the California Institute of Technology, the University of California at Los Angeles and is led by the University of California at Berkeley.

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.

Task Force Finds Fault in UCLA's Racial Bias Complaint Policies

Task Force Finds Fault in UCLA’s Racial Bias Complaint Policies

An internal task force at the University of California at Los Angeles issued a report that concluded that policies and procedures currently in place to deal with complaints of racial bias and discrimination from faculty members are inadequate.

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.

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.

In Memoriam: Antronette Yancey, 1957-2013

In Memoriam: Antronette Yancey, 1957-2013

A professor of public health at the University of California at Los Angeles, she was a leading advocate of brief periods of exercise throughout the day for schoolchildren and office workers. As an undergraduate, she played varsity basketball at Northwestern University.

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.

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.

Racial Differences in Sources of Stress for College and University Faculty

Racial Differences in Sources of Stress for College and University Faculty

A new report from the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at the University of California at Los Angeles finds personal finances and perceived discrimination are major sources of stress for Black faculty members.