Monthly Archives: January 2013
Dr. Anderson was serving as an associate professor at Morgan State University but was on the faculty at Baltimore City Community College for nearly 30 years.
The family papers of artist and civil rights activist Edwin Harleston and his wife, photographer Elise Harlston, have been fully archived and are now available to researchers at the university's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library.
From January through April, the university will feature public exhibits, lectures, performances, symposia, and other events examining the role of race in American society. During the spring semester, 130 courses dealing with racial issues will be offered students in a wide variety of disciplines.
Working with the Institution Recycling Network and the international charity Food for the Poor, Howard packed up nearly 2,300 pieces of furniture for shipments to 12 different sites, most of which were schools in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador.
The Association of American Colleges and Universities program seeks to prepare women of color in STEM disciplines for academic and administrative leadership positions.
Through the radio station's Play It Again outreach initiative the station collects used musical instruments from listeners and others in the community, refurbishes them, and donates the instruments to local school band programs.
A study found that mothers with low levels of vitamin D during early pregnancy delivered babies that were lighter than mothers who were not deficient in vitamin D. About half of all African American women are vitamin D deficient.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago finds that a weight training program can produce significantly better cardiovascular health among young African American men.
The authors of the study state that the economic recession coupled with a drop in support programs for expectant mothers may be the cause of a spike in the infant mortality rate for African Americans in Dane County, Wisconsin.
James Manigault-Bryant was named an associate professor of Africana studies and Ngonidzashe Munemo was promoted to associate professor of political science.
Jericho Brown is a new assistant professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta and Nadia Rabesahala Horning was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of political science at Middlebury College in Vermont.
He is the John S. Toll Professor of Physics and director of the Center for String and Particle Theory at the University of Maryland in College Park. He has taught at the University of Maryland since 1984.
The new appointees are Jacquelyn White at Prairie View A&M, Juliana Mosley at Edward Waters College, and Emily Dickens at the University of North Carolina system.
In the satirical segment, viewers were asked to help identify students who "shouldn't be here and are only at the school because of affirmative action."
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections.
From time to time, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week's selections.
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.