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Opening the door for underrepresented students to study abroad

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is launching a pilot program aimed at encouraging underrepresented student groups to study abroad. Through information sessions and Travel Scholar grants, the college hopes to show students how study abroad can augment their education and expose any misconceptions that may be holding them back.

Researchers Aim to Understand What Drives School Diversity or Resegregation

Why are some school districts able to maintain economic diversity in their schools, while others have become effectively resegregated in recent decades? That’s a question being explored by a team of researchers led by NC State University under a two-year, $482,000 collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation.

Nonprofit Governance Index 2012 Suggests Some Positive Trends and Continued Concerns

Nonprofits appear to be bouncing back, according to BoardSource’s Nonprofit Governance Index 2012. Compared to what was happening in 2010, nonprofits are launching more new programs and initiatives. Fewer nonprofits are cutting or freezing salaries.

Building Trust Across Sectors

Community-wide problems call for solutions that engage all sectors, but getting people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and interests to work together effectively can be a challenge. New research findings tell us what factors impact trust and give guidance for unlocking the power of networks that involve more than one sector.

California grants to minorities grow

California foundations have significantly increased their grantmaking to minority populations over the past decade, says a new study.