Tags diversity

Coursera launches 'activism in sports' class taught by Chris Webber

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

The five-time NBA All-Star will teach a course, Coursera announced, offered through Morehouse College, an all-male historically Black college in Atlanta, Georgia.

Penn State events 'Zoom bombed' again, this time by lone racist intruder

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Following a disruption to a Black Caucus event last month, two diversity events were this week interrupted by a man, who claimed to be a police officer, spewing "hate-filled words."

Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog

by EdScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo taps VR for diversity, inclusion training

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Administrators said its new VR tools will also provide students virtual practice sessions for reporting incidents of bias or harassment.

Penn State joins initiative to hire more diverse STEM faculty

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Ultimately, the initiative will increase career opportunities in STEM fields for underrepresented groups, as well as improve student success.

Higher ed CIOs look for more inclusive hiring, workforce

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

A focus on diversity, equity and inclusion can improve higher ed IT operations, CIOs said at Educause Annual Conference 2019.