15 octobre 2018

Les discriminations dans l'accès à l'emploi public seraient en recul

Un candidat d'origine maghrébine qui postule à un emploi de responsable administratif (catégorie A) dans la fonction publique territoriale a un peu de moins de chance de décrocher un entretien d'embauche qu'un candidat d'origine française. Plus...

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09 octobre 2018

Scientist says ‘physics was invented and built by men’

A senior scientist has given what has been described as a “highly offensive” presentation about the role of women in physics. At a workshop organised by CERN, Professor Alessandro Strumia of Italy’s University of Pisa said that “physics was invented and built by men, it’s not by invitation”, writes Pallab Ghosh for the BBC News. More...

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01 octobre 2018

Mind the gap

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Research by Advance HE on attainment gaps by ethnicity shows an attainment gap in England of 15.6 percentage points, and there have been no resolutions in reducing this gap over the last two decades. Across UK higher education, this scale of gap persists when all other factors are accounted, which raises several points we have a moral duty to our learners to address. More...

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30 septembre 2018

UC Berkeley Law looks to — mostly — exorcise association with racist figure

University Business Magazine logoThe legacy of John Boalt, a 19th century lawyer who not only supported the infamous Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 but inspired it, may soon be removed — mostly — from the UC Berkeley School of Law. More...

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ED reopens Rutgers case charging discrimination against Jewish students

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The new head of civil rights at the Education Department has reopened a seven-year-old case brought by a Zionist group against Rutgers University, saying the Obama administration, in closing the case, ignored evidence that suggested the school allowed a hostile environment for Jewish students. More...

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29 septembre 2018

The ‘whitening’ of Asian-Americans

University Business Magazine logoOn Thursday, the U.S. Justice Department threw its support behind a group of Asian students suing Harvard for racially discriminating against them in admissions, writing in a legal filing that Harvard’s admissions process “significantly disadvantages Asian-American applicants compared to applicants of other racial groups.” The statement of interest, filed by the department’s civil-rights division, builds on a case against Harvard by Students for Fair Admissions, an organization that opposes race-based affirmative action. More...

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College Democrats: State laws discriminate, make it too hard to vote

University Business Magazine logoDemocratic students at U-M and MSU are suing Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in federal court, alleging state voting laws — especially one that tends to force students to vote in their hometowns, rather than where they attend school — discriminate against younger voters. More...

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Justice Department sides with Asian-Americans suing Harvard over admissions policy

University Business Magazine logoThe Justice Department offered a public show of support in court Thursday to a group suing Harvard for what it says is discrimination against Asian-American applicants to the elite university. More...

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Racial slur scrawled on Center for Black Culture at Duke

University Business Magazine logoDuke University officials are investigating an incident involving a “heinous racial epithet” written on a sign for the university’s Center for Black Culture. More...

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UK universities making slow progress on equality, data shows

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThere were 25 black women and 90 black men among 19,000 professors in 2016-17. More...

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