Sunday, April 27, 2014

"Weekly Dozens" Magazine -- Saturday 4/26/14

Last updated: Sunday 4/27/14 @ 5:48 pm
Below find links to the Digital Learning Lab's "Dozens" of favorite academic news items posted by HBCU media and other media on Twitter about HBCUs' teaching, research, and community service for the week ending Saturday 4/26/14 ... in chronological order from latest to earliest ... Links to previous editions of the Dozens can be found here ==> Back issues ... Note that back issues can be searched for old tweets.

A. News & Features ... Dozen
  1. An Online Program Shapes Doctors' Minds—and Hearts via

  2. At Black Colleges, Internationalization Raises Special Concerns via

  3. Puff Daddy Creates For Howard Commencement Speech Writing Help...

  4. Apr 24
    The top one percent's share of wealth has been rising for decades via



  5. F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic

  6. Students all about computers, not computer science

  7. Spelman College Continues the Fight Against Sexual Assault of Women by S...

  8. Supreme Court Upholds Bans on Racial Preferences in College Admissions via

  9. Higher Ed Diversity Advocates Focus on Big Picture After Supreme Court Setback - Higher Education via

  10. New competency-based programs at Lipscomb could be model for liberal arts colleges via

  11. Claflin achieves record rate of alumni-giving: The Claflin University al...

  12. Stanford K-12 Online Learning Program's Effectiveness Confirmed by New York U


B. Black Hackers & Entrepreneurs ... Half Dozen ... and some useful reference links



  1. Fresh off the presses! themed CODE2040 Program Update


C. Comments & Opinions ... Half Dozen

    D. Some Important Upcoming Events ... Half Dozen
    Commencements 2014 listed ==> HERE 

    1. SAVE THE DATE | 2014 HBCUstory SYMPOSIUM in Washington, D.C. Oct. 24+25 | We're Making Memories Matter!

    2. REMINDER: 2014 National Acccess, Diversity and Excellence Summit


    3. It's coming! Another great sponsored by on May 2-3. Sign up now at

    4. Tackle top IT issues in Baltimore, April 30-May 2. Will we see you there?

    5. Spelman Hosts 10th Anniversary Women of Color Conference in May


    E. HBCU History ... Black History ... Half Dozen 
    1. April 27, 1994: All South Africans vote, Mandela elected president and Africa again shows the world the way. Happy South Africa.

    2. On April 25, 1944 the United Negro College Fund was incorporated. Negro College Fund.

    3. Howard University Law School alumna was the first African-American woman admitted to the DC bar.

    4. Southern Reflects on History, Celebrates 100 Years in Baton Rouge - Higher Education via

    5. (April 20, 1960), one day after the bombing of Attorney Z. Alexander Looby’s...

    6. RT : 50 Years Into the , Hardship Hits Back

    F. Opportunities for Jobs, Internships, Scholarships, Fellowships, & Research ... Half Dozen
    1. TYVM to Helping new grads prepare for interviews as we countdown to graduation!

    2. Art majors listen up! Internship opportunity through the Tom Joyner Foundation. Deadline is May 3rd.

    3. Check it out! Rapper Jay-Z is giving back and wants to help you pay for college! Don't miss out on

    4. TMCF Alumni (Program, Scholarship Recipients, etc.) Why not stay connected?? Join our alumni network here
    5. Black Technical Professionals Looking for a great gig with Microsoft - Join us in D.C. on May 29th!

    6. Job Interview Meal Etiquette Tips come in handy when you have to dine with a potential employer or new...