The Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program will invest in early-career academic scientists in honor of University of Maryland Baltimore County’s outgoing president, who helped transform UMBC into the nation’s top producer of Black scientists and engineers.
Calling high school calculus “the next frontier in discussions about equity in college admissions,” a new report urges institutions to rethink how they value the course.
Georgetown University has launched a new initiative to support an interdisciplinary, diverse community of students pursuing doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences.
After three decades as one of higher education’s most influential leaders, University of Maryland Baltimore County President Freeman A. Hrabowski III is preparing to retire, having transformed UMBC into a model for educating diverse students.
Black students have long been underrepresented among science, technology, engineering, and math graduates, and experts say the disparity could soon worsen.
The billionaire—who made headlines last year for clearing the student debt of 400 Morehouse graduates—now hopes to help thousands of students at historically Black colleges and universities bypass high-interest, fixed-payment private loans.
Community colleges and minority-serving institutions are finding ways to support underrepresented students in pursuing STEM careers.
Perceived competition in STEM courses may be an overlooked barrier for first-generation college students, according to a recent study.
New research from Georgetown professor NaLette Brodnax shows how a low-cost nudge can help women in their first year of college understand how STEM courses align with their interests.
Black and Latinx students are significantly underrepresented in graduate school. Efforts like the Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies Program are working to change that.
Sen. Kamala Harris recently proposed a $60 billion plan for strengthening STEM programs at historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, but some HBCU leaders are questioning the narrow focus.
In his 40s, Carl Allemby transitioned from an auto repair career to an emergency medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic. His journey reinforces the power of role models and educational opportunity in the push to train more Black physicians.