Tag: Howard University

Fewer Black Males in Med School, STEM Studies a Solution

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock With the predicted shortage of between 46,000 and 90,000 physicians by the year 2025 and a greater number of Black males attending medical school in 1978 than in 2014, doctors in the U.S. will not be as diverse as the patients they serve. According…

A 'Giant' Fail

By Albert Lin Imagine the surprise of Howard University students when the circular for the local branch of Giant grocery store welcomed them back to school following the winter break with an image of a white woman. One of the nation’s best known Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)—U.S. News…