SAN FRANCISCO — Despite growing public awareness and collective efforts to increase the ranks of U.S. minority college students seeking degrees in STEM fields, their supporters and advocates still struggle with many of the same issues today as they did several decades ago, a panel of educators says.
New York — Xerox chairman and CEO Ursula Burns, among the highest-ranking women executives in the U.S., emphasized that having a passion for your job and not being complacent with the status quo are critical keys to success.
WASHINGTON (KTRK) — A Rice educator is one of seven people nationwide who will be awarded the National Medal of Science by President Obama.
The economic livelihood of the planet is in turmoil: debt crisis, market instability, double-dip fears. In every government and political institution, across international conglomerates and NGOs, even among the sacred spheres of monetary and fiscal policy – what is absolutely crystal clear is that the old rules have changed. The past is no longer a good predictor of the future.
The first African American to walk in space has a new mission – to help improve maths and science skills in Africa and to help young Africans reach for the stars.
This Sunday the Cascade United Methodist Church of Atlanta handed over a large check to Morris Brown College, helping the school eliminate its hefty debt to the U.S. Department of Education.
SF State has made Diverse magazine’s Top 100 list of colleges for minority students. Within the Top 100 list, SF State ranked 14th in the nation for the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to students of color.
Boston businesswoman Carol Fulp was appointed as a public delegate representing the United States at the United Nations.
The Metro New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association hopes to send 25 outstanding high school students on an annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Tour this fall.
A professor and former associate dean at Harvard Business School – David A. Thomas – will serve as the new dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, effective August 1.