July 10, 2024

A $1B Donation to Johns Hopkins Makes Med School Free for Most

By Jessica Blake Johns Hopkins University has received a new gift of $1 billion from Bloomberg Philanthropies, which will allow the majority of the university’s medical students to attend tuition-free, the university announced Monday. The historic donation will also help many medical students cover living expenses and provide some financial aid for students from middle- and

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Jackson State University and University of Mississippi Establish Accelerated Law Degree Program

Courtesy of Jackson State University Historically Black Jackson State University has established a new partnership with the University of Mississippi to provide undergraduate students with an accelerated pathway to earning their law degree. Leaders from both partner institutions signed an agreement to launch the 3+3 Accelerated Law Program. Students who participate in the program will


HBCU All-Stars complete historic first international tour in France

By Lut Williams The 10-member HBCU All-Star basketball squad successfully completed its first-ever international tour in France last week after competing in the QUIA 54 International Tournament and a series of exhibition games. The team, assembled by founder Travis Williams and led by HBCU head coaching legend Cy Alexander, was made up of players from


HBCU Commissioners Challenge White House, Congress On Proposed NIL Legislation

By Kyle T. Moseley The major historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) athletic conferences are led by commissioners Jacqie McWilliams (CIAA), Sonja Stills (MEAC), Dr. Anthony Holloman (SIAC), and Dr. Charles McClelland (SWAC) —  also known as the “4HBAC.”  The four sports conferences’ leaders traveled to Washington, D.C. to engage in critical discussions at the