Category : Education

- 1 month ago

Howard University Honors Its First Dean of Women

The 2400 block of 4th Street NW in Washington, D.C. has been renamed Lucy Diggs Slowe Way. A native of Berryville, Virginia, Slowe did not earn her high school diploma until she was 21 years old. But she graduated as class valedictorian from Howard U...

- 1 month ago

A Hidden Tragedy of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Orphaned Black Children

A new study led by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that 140,000 children have lost their principal caregivers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of every four deaths from the virus has resulted in a child losing the...

- 1 month ago

A Trio of Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Deans

Kimberly Moorehead has been named dean of the University College at Dillard University in New Orleans. The University College includes academic advising, the Academic Center for Excellence, the Center for First-Year Experience, the Daniel C. Thompson...