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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

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.

Study Finds Women and Minority Doctoral Candidates May Face Faculty Discrimination

Prospective doctoral students with Caucasian sounding male names were 26 percent more likely to be granted an interview than candidates with names that indicated they were minorities or women.

The New Director of the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University

Gerald Aching has been a professor of Romance studies at Cornell since 2009. Previously, he taught at New York University.

Five Black Authors Among the Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards

But none of the five Black writers were selected as winners at the March 8 ceremony in New York City.

NYU Receives Three Grants Relating to Africa

The university will receive more than $8 million in research grants over the next five years.

Notable Higher Education Grants Relating to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

In Memoriam: Derrick Albert Bell Jr. (1930-2011)

He was Harvard Law School's first tenured black professor and a pioneer of critical race theory.

Study Finds Social Stigmatization Impacts Academic Performance of Young Minority Students

Survey finds that many minority children in the United States feel socially stigmatized in grade school and the resulting anxiety effects their academic performance.

New York University Settles Harassment Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of an African-Born Former Employee

The employee alleged that his supervisor frequently referred to him as a “monkey” and told him to “go back to his cage.”

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