Tag: University of New Hampshire

African Americans Are the Most Likely to Be Impacted by the Lack of Adequate Childcare

About five million U.S. households had a child who was unable to attend childcare as a result of it being closed, unavailable, unaffordable, or because parents were concerned about the child’s safety during the pandemic. Black families were impacted more than any other racial or ethnic group, according to a University of New Hampshire study.

Samuel Mukasa Is the New Provost at SUNY’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Dr. Mukasa is the former dean of the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota and former dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and Eric J. Essene Professor of Geochemistry at the University of New Hampshire.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Eight African Americans

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

University of New Hampshire to Collect Data on Hate Crimes in America

The researchers will analyze what types of crimes and offenders are being investigated by law enforcement agencies across the country, and which law enforcement policies and practices seem to be promising in terms of responding to these crimes and protecting victims.

Samuel Mukasa Is One of Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Connecticut

Samuel B. Mukasa is dean of the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota. From 2011 to 2016, Dr. Mukasa was dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire.

In Memoriam: Wanda S. Mitchell, 1959-2017

Dr. Mitchell served as the chief diversity officer at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and was an affiliate professor in the department of counseling and special education in the university's School of Education.

University of New Hampshire Study Finds Persisting Racial Gap in Child Poverty

More than one third of all African American children continue to live in poverty. In 2015, 36.5 percent of all Black children lived in families below the poverty line. This is more than three times the rate for non-Hispanic White children.

University of New Hampshire Research Shows the Downward Trend in the White Population

A new study by researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire finds that in 17 U.S. states the number of Whites who died in 2014 was higher than the number of Whites born in these states.

New Black Faculty Association at the University of Cincinnati

The organization is an official group at the university with funding and other support services provided by the university administration. The university will fund the group's faculty development seminars, research symposia, as well as mentoring and networking initiatives.

University of New Hampshire Film Explores African American History in the State

The Center for the Humanities at the University of New Hampshire has produced a film that explores the university's and the state of New Hampshire's history regarding slavery and racial segregation.

Rapidly Increasing Population Diversity Presents a Major Challenge to University Admissions Officials

There are 7.7 million more minority children now than was the case in 2000. But there are 5.7 million fewer White children. Minorities now make up 47 percent of the U.S. population under the age of 20.

Study Finds Minority K-12 Schools Have a Higher Percentage of Inexperienced Teachers

The data analyzed by researchers at the University of New Hampshire showed that 10.3 percent of all teachers at schools with a high percentage of minority students were beginning teachers.

University of Minnesota Names Finalists for Post of Vice President for Equity and Diversity

Wanda S. Mitchell of the University of New Hampshire and Alysa C. Rollock of Purdue University are two of the three finalists for the position.

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