Shenandoah University Selects a New Dean of Its Business School

Miles K. Davis is an associate professor of management at the university and the founding director of the business school's Institute for Entrepreneurship.

A Unique Opportunity for HBCU Business Students

HBCU students will spend two weeks in two consecutive summers at a business school in California.

African American Legal History Archive at Wayne State University Receives Papers of Federal Judge

John Feikens was co-chair of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission and served on the federal bench for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Howard’s Online Executive MBA Program Is Up and Running

The program is designed for students to complete course work in about 18 months while continuing to work full-time.

The New Dean of the Florida A&M University and Florida State University College of...

Yaw D. Yeboah is currently a professor of engineering at Penn State. From 1975 to 1979, he earned four degrees in four years at MIT.

The New Dean of the Business School at the University of Arkansas

Eli Jones is currently dean of the E.J. Curso College of Business at Louisiana State University.

Bowie State University to Offer Satellite Degree Program for Nurse Practitioner Training

The HBCU will offer a master of science in nursing degree at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.

The PhD Project Moves AHEAD

The nonprofit, which has been successful in increasing the number of minority professors at business schools, sets its sights on increasing diversity in administrative posts.

A Check-Up of Blacks in U.S. Medical Schools

Over the first decade of the 21st century, the Black percentage of all U.S. medical school graduates has declined.

Cornell Law Students Helping to Form a New Government in Somalia

Students at Cornell Law School are contributing to the effort to enact permanent political reform in the war-torn nation in the Horn of Africa.

Wayne State University Law School Receives Papers of Congressman John Conyers

Representatives John Conyers, the former chair of the House Judiciary Committee, earned his law degree at Wayne State in 1958.

The New Director of The Design School at Arizona State University

Currently, Craig Barton is an associate professor of architecture at the University of Virginia.

A Shake-Up in Diversity Efforts at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School

The Office of Diversity and Community Outreach, established in 1968, has been shut down.

The Top Feeder Schools for Black Applicants to U.S. Medical Schools

By a large margin, Howard University in Washington, D.C., produced more Black graduates who applied to medical schools in 2011.

The New Dean of the North Carolina Central University School of Law

Phyllis Craig-Taylor has been serving as associate dean for academics at the Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Cecilia Rouse Named Dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School

A member of the Princeton faculty since 1992, Dr. Rouse served on the President's Council of Economic Advisers from 2009 to 2011.

Study Shows the Importance of Race in Law School Admissions

The authors of the study concluded that "exposure to a diversity of viewpoints prepares the students to be better lawyers, making them more 'culturally competent.'"

Eric Jack Named Interim Dean of UAB School of Business

He is an associate professor in the department of management, information systems, and quantitative methods. He has also served as associate dean of the business school since 2008.

A Check-Up on Black First-Year Medical Students

Brown University, Florida State University, and Florida Atlantic University reveal the racial make-up of their entering medical school classes.

Online Publication Identifies Its Choices for the Best Law Schools for Blacks

Harvard Law School is rated as the best for Black students. The law school at historically Black Howard University ranks second and the Georgetown University Law Center is third.

African Americans Are Slowly Closing the Gap in Medical School Enrollments

But a racial gap remains. African Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population but are only 7.3 percent of all first-time enrollees at U.S. medical schools.

Hampton University Enters a Partnership With the Dental School at Penn

The new HU-UPenn Biodental Program will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in biology at Hampton University and a doctorate in dental surgery from Penn.

Emory University Sending More Medical Residents to Ethiopia

Emory University School of Medicine is expanding its study abroad program in Ethiopia to include residents in surgery, pediatrics, dermatology, anesthesiology, pathology, gynecology and obstetrics, family and preventive medicine, and rehabilitation medicine.

MBA Student Establishes MercyCards to Help the Homeless

Jed JohnHope, a native of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and an MBA student at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, noticed that fewer people are carrying cash and spare change that they can donate to the homeless.

Emilie Townes Named Dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School

Dr. Townes currently serves as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School. She also is the associate dean of academic affairs. She will assume her new post in July.

A Check-Up on Black Progress in Nursing Degree Programs

According to data from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Black have made tremendous progress over the past decade in increasing their percentage of students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in nursing.

An Accounting of Minority Faculty in Business Programs

Since the inception of the PhD Project in 1994, the number of minority professors in business disciplines has increased from 294 to 1,172. There are currently 362 minority students in business doctoral programs in the United States.

A Check-Up on Black Enrollments and Graduates of U.S. Medical Schools

While the number of African American enrollments in U.S. medical schools increased by nearly 8 percent over the past decade, the Black percentage of all medical school enrollments has decreased.

Alfred Mathewson Is a Finalist for Dean of the University of New Mexico School...

Professor Mathewson holds the Henry Weihofen Chair in Law at the University of New Mexico. He is also the director of the university's Africana studies program. He has served on the faculty at the University of New Mexico School of Law since 1983.

Minority Residents at Yale Medical School Form a Networking Group

The Minority Housestaff Organization will help recruit and retain minority students and focus on mentorship, community outreach, and networking/social events.

The Top Feeder Schools for Black Medical Students

Howard University produced the most Black applicants to U.S. medical schools in 2011 but by a large margin Xavier University in New Orleans produced the most graduates who earned medical degrees.

The Gender Gap in African American Medical School Enrollments

Nationwide, women make up 47.2 percent of all medical school students in the United States. But for African Americans, the gender gap is significantly in favor of women.

No Respect for Black Law Schools in Latest Rankings

Of the six law schools at historically Black universities, Howard University ranked the highest. Howard was rated as the 126th best law school among the 194 accredited schools.

Predominantly White Medical Schools With the Most Black Graduates

Howard University, Meharry Medical College and Morehouse School of Medicine produce the most Black medical school graduates. Wayne State University in Detroit led all other predominantly White medical schools with 32 Black graduates in 2011.

Carolyn Callahan Selected to Lead the College of Business at the University of Louisville

She is currently the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting and director of the School of Accountancy at the University of Memphis in Tennessee. She will be the first woman and first African American dean of the University of Louisville business school.

Blacks Are Only a Tiny Percentage of U.S. Medical School Faculty

Of the 137,798 medical school faculty members in the United States in 2011, only 3,952, or 2.9 percent, were Black. Blacks were only 1.4 percent of the full professors at U.S. medical schools.

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