Category : Education

- 11 months ago

In Memoriam: James Lee Conyers Jr., 1961-2021

James Conyers, the longtime director of the University of Houston’s African American studies program, died on January 25. He was 59 years old. Dr. Conyers, who began his career teaching at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, joined the faculty at the U...

- 11 months ago

A Checkup of Black Students at Medical Schools in the United States

The Association of American Medical Colleges recently released data on applicants, acceptances, matriculants, and enrollments at the nation’s medical schools. In 2020, more than 53,000 students applied to medical schools in the United States. This wa...

- 11 months ago

Four Houston-Area Universities Form a Black Studies Consortium

Two historically Blacl educational institutions – Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University – have partnered with Rice University and the University of Houston to form the Southeastern Texas African and African America...