Tag: the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

In Memoriam: James E. Newton 1941-2022

Dr. Newton joined the faculty at the University of Delaware in 1972 as an assistant professor of education. The following year he became associate professor and director of the Black American Studies Program.

A Major Faculty Hire for The New School in New York City

Dr. Darrick Hamilton will hold an endowed chair and serve as a University Professor and the founding director of the newly created Institute for the Study of Race, Stratification and Political Economy at The New School.

Significant Progress in Black Graduation Rates at Flagship State Universities

Every year since JBHE has tracked graduation rates for Black students, the University of Virginia has had the highest graduation rate for African Americans. But other flagship universities have narrowed the gap.

Major Research Project to Study Genetic Link to Disease Susceptibility Among Minorities

The research teams are located at the University of Southern California, Rutgers University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

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