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Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
For years, New York health-care providers have treated Asian-Americans afflicted by serious, even life-threatening illnesses with ever-increasing frequency. Many doctors in the nation's largest city agreed that Asians seemed particularly at risk for specific health problems, but there was neither research nor statistics supporting physician…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Public Health, Asian Americans, Disproportionate Representation
Lum, Lydia – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
This article discusses the initiatives of Purdue University President France Cordova in boosting minority and female representation among administration and students and in improving overall undergraduate performance. Dr. France Cordova is by no means the first college president to declare increasing the presence of women and minorities on campus…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, American Indians, Engineering