January 05, 2023

Jackson State generates record increase in sponsored research funding for 2022 fiscal year

Courtesy of Jackson State University Jackson State University (JSU) experienced a dramatic increase of 90.96% in sponsored research funding for the 2022 fiscal year, far outpacing the previous cycle. The growth aligns with the ‘Elevate’ theme of JSU’s Strategic Plan, which notes that the institution “will raise the level of research prominence by leveraging our ‘high research


FAMU President Larry Robinson Named to USDA/1890 Task Force

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)/1890 Task Force, which seeks to strengthen the partnership between USDA and 1890 land-grant universities. “I’m delighted for the opportunity to serve on the USDA/1890 Task Force. It’s a framework for leveraging the resources of the

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin (3) drops back into coverage during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in Cincinnati. (Aaron M. Sprecher via AP)

NFL says no decision made yet on resumption of Bills-Bengals game after Damar Hamlin collapse

By David K. Li The postponed Buffalo Bills-Cincinnati Bengals game will not be made up this weekend, but officials said Tuesday it could be resumed at another time after Bills safety Damar Hamlin’s terrifying collapse. The key contest between first-place teams was called off shortly after 10 p.m. ET Monday with the NFL saying the game had


HBCU Men’s Basketball Program Tackles Black Maternal Health

Courtesy of Howard University An HBCU men’s basketball program has decided to take on a surprising cause for their team’s social justice project.  According to HBCU Gameday, the Howard University men’s basketball players will take on the issue of Black maternal health and the implications of the Roe v. Wade reversal on Black women. The decision came