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University of South Carolina Project Seeks to Preserve the History of the Civil Rights Movement

University of South Carolina Project Seeks to Preserve the History of the Civil Rights Movement

Scholars at the University of South Carolina are establishing an archive documenting the history of the civil rights movement in South Carolina. The project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Poet Nikky Finney to Join the Faculty at the University of South Carolina

Poet Nikky Finney to Join the Faculty at the University of South Carolina

After more than 20 years at the University of Kentucky, this fall Professor Finney will take the John H. Bennett Jr. Chair of Southern Literature and Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina.

African American Faculty News

African American Faculty News

Birgitta Johnson joins the faculty at the University of South Carolina and Cynthia Nance of the University of Arkansas and Jessica Buck of Jackson State University are elected to prestigious positions.

New Journal on African American Education Founded at Wayne State University

New Journal on African American Education Founded at Wayne State University

African American Learners, a new peer-reviewed online journal, will be published twice each year.

Four African Americans Named to New Posts in Higher Education

Four African Americans Named to New Posts in Higher Education

Jacqueline Agesa, Derrick Williams, Akel Ismail Kahera, and Lee D. Walker are all assuming new duties.

An Historic Find in a Chicago Attic: The Papers of Harvard's First Black Graduate

An Historic Find in a Chicago Attic: The Papers of Harvard’s First Black Graduate

The papers of Richard T. Greener, including his Harvard University diploma, were discovered in an old trunk in a house that was about to be razed.

Research Measures Racial Differences in Nonverbal Communication Between Doctors and Patients

Research Measures Racial Differences in Nonverbal Communication Between Doctors and Patients

The University of South Carolina study found Black physicians outperformed their White colleagues. But Black doctors were less at ease when they had White patients.

Prestigious Awards for Three Black Scholars

Prestigious Awards for Three Black Scholars

Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, Gloria Boutte, and Sulayman Nyang are honored by their universities.

Black Freshman Enrollments Are Up 8 Percent at the University of South Carolina: But the Record Over the Past Decade Is Poor

Black Freshman Enrollments Are Up 8 Percent at the University of South Carolina: But the Record Over the Past Decade Is Poor

Black freshman enrollments at the University of South Carolina are up about 8 percent from a year ago, when 287 black freshmen enrolled. While African Americans make up 28 percent of the college-age population in South Carolina, blacks make up only 7 percent of the first-year enrollments at the state’s flagship university.