May 20, 2024

Natural Sciences Day, Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

Spring CURE Symposium Highlights Natural Sciences Day

Courtesy of Bowie State University Student posters flooded the main lobby in the Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing as part of the annual spring Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) Symposium, which gave participating undergraduate students a chance to showcase the research projects they’ve been working on all semester.   Projects ranged from studying the


Alabama HBCUs Seek To Buy Birmingham-Southern College

By Nahla Abdur-Rahman A potential battle for the purchase of Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) ensues from Alabama HBCUs. Alabama A&M University hopes to acquire the school independently, while a group of other colleges aim to purchase it together. As BSC closes on May 31, Miles College leads the effort for other schools to join its purchasing


UC Academic Workers Vote to Authorize ‚ÄėStand-Up Strike‚Äô Over University Response to Pro-Palestinian Protests

By Margaret Attridge Academic workers across the University of California (UC) system voted to authorize a “stand-up strike” over the university’s response to pro-Palestinian protests on campuses. The over 48,000 workers are represented by the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) as UAW 4811. Almost 20,000 members participated in

Florida A&M University entrance sign. (Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

FAMU Vice President Resigns As $237 Million Donation Scandal

By Christopher Rhodes Fallout continues from¬†Florida A&M University‚Äės announcement¬†of a dubious $237 million donation. As at least one executive has resigned over the secretive and unvetted gift, more questions arise about how FAMU put itself in an this position. A VP resigns after secret deal put on hold FAMU hit¬†pause¬†on an announced $237 million stock


UNC-Chapel Hill board slashes diversity funding to divert money to public safety resources

As North Carolina’s public university system considers a vote on changing its diversity policy, the system’s flagship university board voted Monday to cut funding for diversity programs in next year’s budget. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees approved a change that would divert $2.3 million of diversity funding to go


Oklahoma Black Caucus Finds State Underfunded Langston University By $160 Million In The Last Decade

By Quintessa Williams Monroe Nichols, D-Tulsa, Chair of the Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus, has issued an official call, urging the Oklahoma State Legislature and Board of Regents to prioritize funding for Langston University. “Over the last decade Langston University has been funded at 45 cents in state appropriation for every dollar invested by the federal government. During


Howard University to Host Event Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Landmark Brown v. Board of Education Decision

Written By Howard University Newsroom staff This week marks the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court‚Äôs Brown v. Board of Education decision, the landmark ruling deciding¬†that separating children in public schools based on race was unconstitutional. The decision ended legalized racial segregation in schools, overruling the ‚Äúseparate but equal‚ÄĚ finding from the Plessy v.