02 août 2018

Vanderbilt Students Receive Email Promoting White Supremacy

HomeBy Emma Whitford. A handful of Vanderbilt University students, faculty and staff received an email Monday evening containing the N-word and promoting white supremacy. The email, disguised as a Listserv command, asked readers to respond or click on an embedded link. More...

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Harvard Answers Back on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New briefs from university provide an inside look at terms like "standard strong" and examples of Asian applicants whose ethnicity was viewed favorably and dispute statistical analysis provided by those claiming anti-Asian bias. More...

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Asian Backing for Harvard on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Monday was the day that various groups filed briefs in the lawsuit charging that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants. Most of the briefs were fairly predictable, with many prominent colleges and higher education associations lining up behind Harvard. More...

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01 août 2018

Legal foes renew charges of racial bias in Harvard admissions

University Business Magazine logoA group opposed to racial preferences in college admissions Monday rejected Harvard University’s argument that it lacks legal grounds to sue the school over alleged discrimination against Asian Americans. More...

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‘Stark pattern of discrimination’: Judge makes it easier for college students to vote

University Business Magazine logoA federal judge is making it easier for college students to vote in Florida, ruling this week that a provision barring early voting centers from university campuses is unconstitutional and intentionally discriminatory. More...

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How to learn from racial strife on campus

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In the past three years, significant changes have improved the climate while leaders have responded to concerns and helped the university stay true to its values of respect, responsibility, excellence and discovery — and people are noticing. More...

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Judge sides with U. of Iowa Christian student group accused of discrimination

University Business Magazine logoA Christian student group kicked off the University of Iowa campus last year for barring a gay student from becoming a leader will be allowed to continue functioning as a registered student organization — despite a UI request it lose that status by the end of June. More...

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Incidents of white supremacist propaganda at Texas colleges more than doubles at schools

University Business Magazine logoNearly one out of four cases of white supremacist propaganda reported on U.S. college campuses this school year occurred in Texas, according to a Jewish civil rights group. More...

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31 juillet 2018

Why do black male graduates earn £7,000 less per year than their white peers?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianBlack men face many barriers when it comes to finding a well-paid job. But the truth is that racism cannot be overcome by amassing more qualifications. More...

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'My blackness seemed curious, difficult to handle': the day I ran away from Oxford University

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAs one of only 21 black students in my year, out of 3,000, I knew I’d be in a minority; I didn’t expect to be a curiosity. Could I find my place. More...

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