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Sexual Assault in Universities: Those Excluded From the Dialogue

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 04.01.2017 | College
Pierre R. Berastaín

As the national advocacy effort to change campus culture, best practices, and policies to address sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking in college campuses increases, both policy makers and institutions must maintain traditionally excluded populations at the center.

Missing: Talented and Underserved

Sandy Marshall | Posted 11.03.2016 | Education
Sandy Marshall

In the STEM space talented, capable students who don't look like we might expect; who may not live in the zip code with the awesome robotics club; whose parents may not be aware that a few bus stops away from their front door a world of opportunity awaits. This needs to change.

Everything You Should Know About Applying to and Becoming an Engineering Major

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 08.31.2014 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Engineering is the last thing you should think about if you are looking for a "party-school major." Starting freshman year, engineering students usually take 18 units of hard science every quarter/semester of their undergraduate career.

Invest in the Success of Low-Income Students

Michelle Asha Cooper, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2013 | College
Michelle Asha Cooper, Ph.D.

If we truly desire to see improvements in college completion and workforce outcomes for the millions low- and moderate-income students collectively served by Pell, TRIO, and other programs, then first, we must stop pretending like it can be done cheaply.

Beyond the Buzzword "Underserved"

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

Post-secondary education is pivotal to the future employment of our young people and to the health of our region and the economic prosperity of our nation.