Category : Education

- 5 months ago

New Assignments for a Trio of African American Faculty Members

Stacie J. Fairley has been named  assistant professor of microbiology and immunology on the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She was an assistant professor at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathi...

- 5 months ago

Four African American Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Gilda A. Barabino, dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering has been selected to receive the 2019 Award for Service to Society from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. The award, which will be presented at the inst...

- 5 months ago

In Memoriam: Andraé Derrell Sailes, 1979-2019

Andraé Sailes, the director of academic and career advising for the College of Liberal Arts for Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, died in a drowning accident off North Captiva Island in Florida while on a family vacation. He was 39 years...

- 5 months ago

Noose Found Hanging From a Tree on Stanford University Campus

A noose was found hanging from a tree in front of a student residence on the Stanford University campus. The residence hall was housing high school students who were attending a camp on campus. In a statement to the campus community, Susie Brubak...

- 5 months ago

Harvard Law School Students Receive Racist Messages

Four students at Harvard Law School received racist text messages and emails. The messages were sent from a “burner” cell phone and perpetrators used an anonymous email account. The messages included “we all hate u”, “you know you don’t b...

- 5 months ago

In Memoriam: David L. Ferguson, 1949-2019

David L. Ferguson, department chair and Distinguished Service Professor of Technology and Society at Stony Brook University of the State University of New York System, died on July 12 after suffering a heart attack. He was 69 years old. Dr. Ferguson...