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Institutions such as Oakland's Samuel Merritt University top lists when considering students' post-graduation earnings and average annual cost, while Ivy Leagues such as Harvard, Princeton, and Yale perform well when sorted by graduation rate.
Dolores Huerta urged students to pay attention to the world around them, asking them to be proactive about challenging injustices. "We are all related," Huerta said. "We are all advocates of different shades and colors. We have to fight for each other and protect each other."
SMU students Amy Stevenson and Jennifer Lee created a novel healthy eating class for residents living in San Francisco's single room occupancy hotels, which culminates in a trip to the farmer's markets and, hopefully, leads to healthier lifestyles.
Over the past five years, the medical mannequin trend has snowballed. Among the institutions leading the way: Samuel Merritt University, Harvard's Center for Medical Simulation and Imperial College London.
SMU's Dr. Tomas' FACES Summer Medical Academy for underrepresented students teaches culturally sensitive care for a new generation of healthcare professionals.