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The Intersection of Race, Sports and Money: 'I Can't Breathe'

Everett Glenn | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices
Everett Glenn

Black athletes know what needs to be done. All that is missing is the will to do it. Now is the time to dispel the stereotypes about black athletes.

Sport as Socio-Political Institution

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.03.2015 | Sports
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Perhaps, as time goes by, as more pioneers break racial, sexual, gender, religious, ethnic, language, and other barriers, athletes' very being may one day have diminished political implications, but sport has always been and will forever have political consequences and possibilities.

University Officials Step Down After Anti-Latina Comments

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2014 | Latino Voices

A San Jose State University philanthropy board member and a vice president have resigned after an investigation into anti-Latina remarks attributed to...

Lydia O'Connor

Students Protest University's Handling Of Board Member's Alleged Anti-Latina Comments | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2014 | Latino Voices

San Jose State University students staged a protest Monday to voice disapproval with the way the school has handled accusations that a board member sa...

How to Prepare a College Campus for A New Era of Innovation

Terry Vahey | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact
Terry Vahey

Imagine what a university could and should look like in several years. What will our students be learning? How will they be learning? What tools will they need in this future education?

Sponsors, Mentors and Women Expats' Success

Yelena Parker | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Yelena Parker

Sponsors are critical for international moves. We need people who are personally invested in us, want to see us succeed and can use their position power to remove the final barriers. We also need mentors, people who we can trust and want to learn from.

Laboratories-of-the-States: The Good... and the Bad

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

Will a few states rule the United States? Or fundamentally change it? And if so, who are the winners and losers? Depending on your point of view, this "laboratory-of-the-states" business is good news today... or not.

Rush to Online Higher Ed Only Provides 'Access' to Failure

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 05.06.2014 | Education
Susan Meisenhelder

Contrary to what some may claim, there is a very real digital divide -- an inequity between those who have regular, reliable access to the internet and digital technologies and those who do not -- that makes basic access to online courses more problematic for some groups.

Report Explains Why University Couldn't Prevent Hazing

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2014 | College

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 3 (Reuters) - A California university facing criticism over its handling of hazing accusations in...

Have College Campuses Become Citadels of Racial Hostility?

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 02.02.2014 | College
Elwood D. Watson

2013 is not a year that many students of color as well as students of all races and ethnicities who fight for tolerance, acceptance, diversity and inclusion will look back on with undiluted fondness. It has been a very troubling year on several levels:

College President Says He 'Failed' Black Student In Hate Crimes Case

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | College

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The president of a California university said on Monday that he "failed" a black s...

Tormented Black Student Faced Roommates From Hell

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices

Three students at San Jose State University have been charged with a hate crime and battery after allegedly tormenting their black roommate with racis...

State's Oldest University Crowns Its First Black Homecoming King And Queen

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.27.2013 | Black Voices

California’s oldest university just named its first black homecoming king and queen. Seniors Daniel Harris-Lucas and Diana Busaka were crowned Th...

MOOC Mania Meets the Sober Reality of Education

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Dr. Keith Devlin

What are the benefits for the vast majority of students who, for various reasons, are not able to benefit significantly from taking a MOOC? Indeed, can the technologies on which MOOCs are built offer any benefits to average students?

Instructors Have Little to Fear, and Much to Gain, by Bringing MOOCs Into the Classroom

Jodi Beggs | Posted 07.23.2013 | College
Jodi Beggs

Critics of MOOCs are probably not wrong when they lament that the courses are going to create multiple types of instructor, but I wonder how much of their objection is driven by ego rather than reason.

Crowdsourcing for Credit

Deborah Stambler | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology
Deborah Stambler

Learning about democracy through a free online platform from a highly respected university gives me hope for where MOOCs could take us.

Getting an Entrepreneurial Edge for Free -- With MOOCs

Dan Johnston | Posted 03.31.2013 | College
Dan Johnston

Whether you are focused on the liberal arts in school and are looking for some real[er] world skills, or are a recent grad thinking of starting your own company, here are some courses that any aspiring entrepreneur should check out.

Public Universities Lean On MOOCs To Teach Remedial Classes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.16.2013 | College

California public universities are beginning to turn towards massive open online courses in an effort to cut costs amid pressure from Gov. Jerry Brown...

Your Favorite Professors

Posted 06.26.2011 | College

Ever wonder who the best college professor is? According to, the accolade goes to San Jose State University's business profess...

Dr. Bob Saturday Best Bet

Bob Stoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bob Stoll

Nevada is an explosive team that is capable of putting up a lot of points, but this line is simply too high.

Racial Breakdown of the LARGEST California PUBLIC Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students are rallying across the country today in protest of rising tuition fees and increasing budget cuts in public colleges. And it all began in ...