May 04, 2022

Free Immersive STEM Program for Students in grades 6-8 at Alcorn State University

Courtesy of Alcorn State University Empowering young students with STEM and entrepreneurship skills to help build future success Alcorn State University is partnering with Verizon and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) to offer a free project-based STEM learning program, Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers, for middle school students starting with the first


Associate dean awarded $4M National Science Foundation grant to research quality assurance of 3D-printed products

By Southern University Patrick Mensah, associate dean for research and graduate programs in the College of Sciences and Engineering at Southern University, was recently awarded a $4M grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a qualification process for 3D-printed metal parts. The goal is to provide both manufacturers and consumers confidence and assured safety of products made with

TOPSHOT - Voters wait in line at a polling location on election day on November 3, 2020 in Austin, Texas. - The United States started voting Tuesday in an election amounting to a referendum on Donald Trump's uniquely brash and bruising presidency, which Democratic opponent and frontrunner Joe Biden urged Americans to end to restore "our democracy." (Photo by Sergio Flores / AFP) (Photo by SERGIO FLORES/AFP via Getty Images)

Misinformation may only worsen for Black voters in lead-up to election, experts warn

By Donna M. Owens Expert witnesses have warned members of Congress that misinformation targeting Black voters and other voters of color is likely to intensify as the midterm elections unfold. Joi Chaney, the executive director of the National Urban League’s Washington bureau, testified Thursday in a virtual hearing of the House Administration subcommittee on elections that the civil


Harris tests negative for Covid and will return to White House

By Jasmine Wright Vice President Kamala Harris tested negative for Covid-19 on Monday, the vice president’s spokesperson said in a statement, nearly a week after she tested positive. Harris will return to the White House on Tuesday, her spokesperson Kirsten Allen noted, and wear a “well-fitting mask” while around others for an additional five days. “Today, the


U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to Speak at Inaugural Xavier University | Ochsner Health Physician Assistant Program Class of 2022 Commencement

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana Xavier University of Louisiana and Ochsner Health will celebrate their inaugural Physician Assistant (PA) Program Class of 2022 with a closing ceremony at Xavier’s University Center on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5:30 pm and a commencement at Xavier’s Convocation Center on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 10:00 am.


FAMU Receives $1.2 Million Gift From Frank and Laura Baker

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) is excited to announce a $1.2 million donation from Frank and Laura Baker to help students with financial challenges graduate in four years. The gift will establish the Frank and Laura Baker Graduation Fund, which will provide funding for students who are qualified to graduate in four years