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Share of black S&E degrees from HBCUs declines in 2008

More than 45 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, National Science Foundation (NSF) statistics show minority academic institutions still enroll a substantial number of minority students, but the percentage of minorities earning bachelor's d...

Diverse surgeons initiative effectively increases underrepresented minorities in academic surgery

CHICAGO (November 1, 2010) -- According to a report published in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, a grant-funded program tailored to provide advanced minimally invasive surgery skills to young, underrepresented ...

Homework wars: How can parents improve the odds of winning?

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Children are more likely to do their homework if they see it as an investment, not a chore, according to new research at the University of Michigan. Most children in the United States say they expect to go to college, but th...

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