“No one talked to me about what it would be like to navigate a foreign country as a racial minority, as a woman of color.”

“Where are you from?”: Studying Abroad while at the Intersections between an American and Racial Minority Status

by Buffie Longmire-Avital In my previous blog, I discussed the common barriers students (including my collegiate self) encounter when considering a study abroad experience. Although, there is a growing discourse around the effective steps to address these barriers, discussion about …







Freshman Mory Diakite engages in a thoughtful conversation with Damion Blake, assistant professor of political science and policy studies, during "The Black Man in America" class.

The Art of Crafting a Mentored CURE

by Buffie Longmire-Avital In my last post, I argued that course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) can be a stepping stone for a student’s path toward mentored undergraduate research, but to yield equitable impact for historically underrepresented minority students (HURMS), CUREs must …