18 octobre 2017

Addressing Passive Racism in the Academy

While most people working in higher education can agree that the racism on display in Charlottesville is morally reprehensible, the whole incident has made me reflect on what we - as white faculty and administrators - are doing to to address the passive racism that occurs in the academy every day. More...

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14 octobre 2017

Union Alumni Blast Anti-Gay Nashville Statement

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Alumni of Union University, in Tennessee, have issued a statement objecting to the university's president and three faculty members signing the Nashville Statement, a recent statement by evangelical leaders attacking same-sex marriage and questioning whether supporters of equal marriage rights for gay and lesbian people can be good Christians. More...

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ACT Scores Are Up

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. ACT scores are up this year, but the scores of black and Latino students and those who did not complete recommended college preparatory courses remain behind those of other students. More...

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13 octobre 2017

'Should I Try to Be Less Asian?'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Experts at NACAC meeting say perceptions of bias against Asian-American applicants, even if false, have an impact. More...

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New SAT, Old Gaps on Race

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. As College Board unveils results from the new version of the exam, Asians beat all other groups. More...

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12 octobre 2017

When Your Students Attend White Supremacist Rallies

HomeBy Nick Roll. Some of those photographed in Charlottesville are students at various colleges, which are now being called on to denounce -- or in some cases expel -- those pictured. More...

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Insensitive or Racist?

HomeBy Nick Roll. Study finds that students who deliver microaggressions are also likely to harbor racist attitudes. More...

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10 octobre 2017

Will Students Stay Away From White Supremacists?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Experts say they understand why university presidents want to keep people away from white supremacist events, but they have a tough sell on campus. More...

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ADL Helps Students Tackle Anti-Semitism

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The Anti-Defamation League has launched a new campaign that attempts to help college students address anti-Semitism prejudice on campuses. Dubbed “Think. Plan. Act.,” the new project aims to help students handle anti-Semitism and anti-Israel biases through online how-to videos and other materials that present possible scenarios they may encounter at colleges and universities. More...

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A September of Racist Incidents

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Assaults and race-related posters and graffiti afflict college campuses across the U.S., inflaming students as the academic year begins. More...

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