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The Best of the Best at VRLA Summer Expo

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.13.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

We've been dreaming about virtual reality for a long time. So long, in fact, that some are skeptical that it's really here to stay.

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

Reggie Watts, A VR Rave, And More: VRLA Is Bringing It Like Never Before

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.27.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

The Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Summer Expo is less than two weeks away, and given two major recent announcements, it's safe to say this is goi...

Be Part of the #AANAPISIstory

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 04.30.2014 | Education
Kiran Ahuja

Ed. note: A version of this blog was originally posted on the White House Blog on February 28, 2014. Kiran Ahuja facilitates an armchair dialogue wit...

Chicago Professionals Need to Inspire Next Generation of Innovators

David R. Mosena | Posted 12.02.2013 | Chicago
David R. Mosena

Chicago's professional community understands that they have to connect earlier with students in hopes of building their future workforce. We have to help STEM come alive during those formidable years of middle school when science starts to become more difficult.

Data Tells the Story and Defends the Work of Minority Serving Institutions

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

MSIs can help higher education overall understand why their students -- those that we as a nation most need to complete a degree -- finish successfully. All of higher education has much to learn about educating low-income, students of color.

Who Will Educate Low-Income Students?

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 12.03.2012 | College
Marybeth Gasman

I would argue that Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) are aiding, and have significant potential to aid, more low-income students and to contribute greatly to degree attainment in the U.S.

Chicago Woman Moving Into Museum Of Science And Industry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a week of online voting, the public has chosen a 24-year-old Chicago woman as the winner of the Museum of Science and Industry's "Month at the M...

The Museum Of Science And Industry Close To Choosing Its Human Exhibit

Aixa Velez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 1,500 people were hoping the Museum of Science and Industry would be their temporary home, and now five candidates are close to that dream. ...

Museum Of Science And Industry Offers $10,000 For 'Month At The Museum'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Museum of Science and Industry is looking for a roommate. You don't have to pay rent. In fact, for a one-month stay, they'll pay you. Ten thousan...

PHOTOS: 9 Key Points Of The Student Aid Bill

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, signed into law yesterday, will bring major reforms to America's higher education system. The law plans...