BI in the News
March 11, 2019
Brotherhood Initiative featured in the Seattle Times
Originally published March 8, 2019: A pilot program at the University of Washington is finding ways to better support black and brown male students, who often find the campus isolating and unsupportive, and who graduate at lower rates. Read the full story here: https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/do-i-belong-here-uws-brotherhood-initiative-wants-to-improve-support-men-of-color/
August 22, 2018
Brotherhood Initiative scholar kidney research highlighted
Rising junior and a member of the inaugural cohort of the Brotherhood Initiative, Wade Washington is determined to become a transplant surgeon after receiving a kidney transplant himself. This story that was hosted on the University of Washington’s homepage, highlights Wade’s story and his success now as a student at the University. Wade, along with…
July 24, 2018
UW Today: Brotherhood Initiative study abroad students highlighted
The benefits of study abroad are well documented, from increased confidence to an expanded worldview — and college students who study abroad are more likely to do better in school and graduate on time. But that experience is often unattainable for a particular group of students: men of color. Of the more than 300,000 U.S….
March 20, 2017
BI Faculty Director delivers Samuel E. Kelly Lecture
Dr. Joe Lott to deliver 2017 Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Friday, April 7. RSVP by March 30. Click here for full details about the event.
September 26, 2016
BI Research Associate in the news
Dr. Ismael Fajardo, Research Associate with the Brotherhood Initiative, is highlighted in the Yakima Herald. Click here to view the full story.
June 24, 2016
BI highlighted in Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
The Brotherhood Initiative at the University of Washington Looks to Boost Graduation Rates
June 22, 2016
Faculty Friday: Joe Lott
Faculty Friday: Joe Lott
May 9, 2016
UW Today: New UW program aims to create ‘brotherhood’ for male students of color
Joe Lott, a UW associate professor of education, is spearheading the university’s new Brotherhood Initiative. Read more here.
January 30, 2016
EDU Talk: Why Should We Care about Young Men of Color?
In this five-minute EDU Talk, Professor Joe Lott describes his work building a network of men of color in the Puget Sound who will support young men from historically marginalized communities throughout their college experience. Save Save