Research suggests that African-American students are 3 times as likely as white students to be academically suspended. Nationwide, 1 in 6 African-American students in the public school system have been suspended at least once. In a comparison of suspended and never suspended students, the suspended group fell nearly 5 grade levels behind.
The Office of Undergraduate Research, along with SPUR, will host the annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars 3 to 6 p.m. today in Memorial Coliseum. The event will feature 350+ undergraduates from all disciplines, displaying and discussing their research projects through poster, oral and creative presentations.
Moniz, along with other leaders from state and local governments, industry, academia and non-governmental organizations, discussed paths forward to accelerate innovation and create regional partnerships to meet energy needs now and in the future. The forum was hosted by UK's CAER.
The UK linguistics professor and UK Senate Council chair has been selected to participate in the American Council on Education's ACE Fellows Program.