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Institutional Interventions That Remove Barriers to Recruit and Retain Diverse Biomedical PhD Students

By |2018-07-03T15:50:10-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Though the United States is experiencing significant demographic shifts, faculty and student populations in academia do not reflect those shifts, and are not representative of population diversity.  This article details interventions (and the processes and challenges related to those interventions) embarked upon by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UT Health Graduate School [...]

Uplifting HBCUs As Models of Student Success

By |2018-07-03T15:31:00-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Despite the rise in numbers of African-American students enrolling in college, the percentage of students choosing Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has decreased considerably.  Read more here regarding theories as to why the number of students choosing HBCUs has fallen despite their long history of developing influential scholars and leaders, and for strategies to combat [...]