Tag: Florida A&M University

  • Historically Black Colleges Are Top Drivers of Social Mobility, Report Says

    Historically Black colleges and universities are better vehicles for social mobility than are other institutions, according to a new report by the United Negro College Fund’s Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute. The report, “HBCUs Transforming Generations: Social Mobility Outcomes for HBCU Alumni,” says that the colleges predominantly serve low-income Black students and enable them to […]

  • He Survived ‘Survivor.’ What About the Academic Workplace?

    He Survived ‘Survivor.’ What About the Academic Workplace?

    Many professors have quirky hobbies. Few involve competing on reality television. And then there’s Christian Hubicki, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Florida State University and the Florida A&M University–Florida State College of Engineering,who became a breakout star on Survivor. A major concern going into the season for Hubicki was whether other academics would […]

  • Professors Who Teach About Race Approach the Fall With Anxiety

    Professors Who Teach About Race Approach the Fall With Anxiety

    Brian D. Behnken, an associate professor of history at Iowa State University, says the controversy that has enveloped the nation over teaching “divisive” concepts has had a notable effect on his campus. In June, Iowa’s governor signed a bill prohibiting public schools and colleges from requiring any training that teaches that the United States or […]