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For disabled students, understanding the past helps us fix the future


Ellie Thompson and Piers Wilkinson draw on the history of disability justice to interrogate universities' approach to disability inclusion The post For disabled students, understanding the past helps us fix the future appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Scholars: Racial Backlash Robs White Students of U.S. History

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

She said she can’t count the number of white students who, in their evaluations for her African American History, Blacks and the Law, and Civil Rights and Black Power classes, have said, “I was raised to be racist, and taking your courses has allowed me to see things differently.” Thomas, and a fellow at the Institute for Common Power.

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Aus: Colombian student numbers “highest in history”

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Colombian student numbers for Australia are now the highest in history, according to new figures in an update from Austrade. In the snapshot update on Latin America’s international student market, Austrade noted its push to get prospective students back to in-person recruitment events across Latin America.

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Wheaton to change library name following review into its history of racism

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The Christian institution will take other steps to redress its past, including by assessing its support for students of color.

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Prospective students “actively researching” sustainability strategies

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International students seeking options in the UK and the US are continuing to place teaching and reputation at top of mind, while those looking to Canada are interested in tuition fees, scholarships and post-study work visas and career services are important in Australia, new research shows.

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Initiative Promotes Financial Literacy by Investing in HBCU Students

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

A group of students at Spelman College are receiving a rare opportunity to start an investment journey through a new social impact initiative. The financial wellness initiative will offer a cohort of students a finance and investing course plus a seeded Stackwell account to begin building wealth during their college career.

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Black History Month: The Role of Higher Education in Black Activism

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Throughout its history, higher education in the U.S. Although Black History Month was federally designated in 1986, similar weekly and monthly celebrations had already existed for more than 50 years. For example, the famous 1960 Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins were organized by four North Carolina A&T University students.