Discrimination

New Test for Bias in Peer Review

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Economist suggests a focus on the relative impact of articles adjacent to one another in journals.

Gender Bias Alleged -- Again -- at Florida Gulf Coast

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Former provost sues in part over sexually demeaning comments that she says ex-president made and in part for way she says allegations of discrimination were handled.

Supreme Court Punts

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Justices opt -- for now -- not to resolve dispute over right of public universities to bar anti-gay bias and right of Christian groups to be recognized as student organizations.

All for Wearing a Hijab

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After filing a racism complaint about a professor, a Georgia State student claims she was subjected to even more discrimination -- this time by the university.

Reaching Black Men

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Philander Smith -- without much money -- finds ways to raise graduation and retention rates.

A Degree, At Long Last

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U. of California suspends moratorium on honorary degrees so it can recognize hundreds of Japanese-American students who were sent to internment camps during World War II.

If It Can Happen To Him ...

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For black male academics, the arrest of Henry Louis Gates represented their experiences and fears of profiling, no matter how many degrees they have earned.

'Hollow Victory' for Undocumented Students

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After flip-flopping on its admissions policy for nearly a decade, the North Carolina State Community College Board voted Friday to admit undocumented immigrants with one major catch: They must pay out-of-state tuition.

A Tale of Two Posters

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One Asian-American student's parody of another's campaign flier for student government stirs debate about racial stereotyping and political correctness at Tufts.

Stopping Short of No More Fries

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As Lincoln U. debates fitness requirement for obese students, other institutions search for less controversial ways to deal with the issue.

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