Articles in the Higher Learning Category

On ‘The Next Episode’ Of College Scandals, Dr. Dre Deletes A Boastful Instagram Post On His Daughter After USC Donations Surface
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Posted in Featured Artist, Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News on 9 April 2019
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TheRoot.com By Tonja Renée Stidhum, The Grapevine Posted April 9th 2019   Additionally, the question of merit arose—how much does hard-earned merit matter when it comes to college admissions? Dr. Dre (born Andre Romelle Young), like any proud father in this social media age, took to Instagram to praise his daughter for getting accepted into […]

John Legend Shares Thoughts On College Admissions Scandal: ‘The System Has Been Rigged For Wealthy People!’
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Posted in Featured Artist, Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News on 5 April 2019
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Yahoo.com By FNR ZAY, Complex Posted April 5th 2019   JOHN LEGEND 2014 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA COMMENCEMENT SPEECH EGOT winner John Legend revealed that he’s not surprised by the recent college admission scandal that’s implicated Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman. The actresses were two of 50 people participating in a college bribery scheme to get […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: ‘The Truths We Hold: An American Journey By Kamala Harris!
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Posted in Higher Learning, The Arts Unplugged on 20 January 2019
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YourBlackWorld.net By Victor Ochieng Posted January 20th 2019   It has become a familiar step for ambitious politicians to use books as a way of creating a strong public profile that will help them move into office – especially presidential aspirants. One example that made great impact and still remains one of the best books […]

Howard Ranks Top University In Producing Highest Number Of Black Medical School Applicants
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Posted in Health & Fitness, Higher Learning on 18 November 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Victor Ochieng Posted November 18th 2018   When it comes to diversity and inclusion in different institutions, Howard University seems to have taken the lead role in diversifying the medical field. The Association of American Medical Colleges reports that HBCU is the leading University in sending African-American applicants to U.S. medical schools. 118 […]

How Nicki Minaj Keeps Proving To Us That She Is Indeed the Queen Of Philanthropy!
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Posted in Featured Artist, Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News on 25 October 2018
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NaturallyMoi.com By Susan Johnes Posted October 25th 2018   When it comes to the philanthropic role, hip-hop star Nicki Minaj scores beyond the scoreline. It is no secret that Minaj has been a big fan of the education and as a result, has always used her fame to support the same cause. Last year, she […]

Tuskegee Researchers Work On New Test To Detect Breast Cancer In Black Women!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, Higher Learning on 5 October 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Ryan Velez Posted October 5th 2018   DR. CLAYTON YATES, PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY AND DIRECTOR OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH A press release from Tuskegee University shows that researchers from the institution are working on a new means to detect the most aggressive and fatal form of breast cancer available, leading to […]

Kasich Talks Virtue In Harvard Graduation Address!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 30 May 2018
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Ideastream.org By Karen Kasler Posted May 30th 2018   A crowd of graduates and their families at Harvard University welcomed Gov. John Kasich to Cambridge with loud applause after, during his introduction, it was noted that the former Republican presidential candidate did not vote for Pres. Donald Trump. Kasich didn’t offer words of advice during […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Kent State’s May 4 Visitors Center Focuses On Life Amid Tragedy In “Sandy’s Scrapbook” Exhibition!
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Posted in Higher Learning, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 26 April 2018
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Kent State University Posted April 26th 2018   Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member […]

UNCF 2018 Leaders’ Luncheon on Education!
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Posted in Higher Learning, Special Events on 22 February 2018
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UNCF.org Posted February 22nd 2018 (PHOTO:  UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND CLEVELAND AREA DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR VALERIE GAINES)   GUEST PANELIST HELEN FORBES VICE PRESIDENT COMMUNITY IMPACT AND GENERAL COUNCIL UNITED WAY OF GREATER CLEVELAND The United Negro College Fund will hold its annual Leadership  Luncheon on Sunday,  February 25th 2018 at 11:30 am at the Westin […]

KSU Stands Firm On Spencer Speech!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning, MXO Business Report on 12 February 2018
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Associated Press By Dan Sewell Posted February 12th 2018   An Ohio college faced a deadline Friday in a threatened lawsuit that would make it the latest university sued over white nationalist Richard Spencer’s campus tour. Attorney Kyle Bristow had told Kent State University it has until the end of business Friday to agree to […]