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Is the N-word simply to be avoided, or is Emory wrong to suspend a law professor who used it?

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Emory is investigating a law professor who used the slur in a torts class about a case involving the word "Negro."

Philosophers object to a journal's publication 'TERF,' in reference to some feminists. Is it really a slur?

Philosophers object to a journal's publication of a term referring to radical feminists who don't necessarily count trans women among their ranks. Is it a slur?

Florida State launches 'resilience' project to teach students about effects of early trauma

Florida State administrators launch campaign for all 6,000 new students, designed to teach them how to cope with both everyday stressors and early trauma, which is shown to lead to greater health problems.

Some say the particulars of the Ronell harassment case are moot, in that it all comes down to power

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The messy NYU case -- in which a feminist scholar is accused, and in which evidence continues to come out -- morphs into a debate about academic stars.

Former professor at New School accuses it of failing to live up to its own progressive reputation

A former professor at the New School accuses it of failing to live up to its own progressive reputation, denying her tenure for her work on diversity.

Coaching pressures likely led to 'toxic' environment in football at U of Maryland

Experts say pressure to succeed in big-time football is behind reports of thrown weights, repeated verbal abuse and more at Maryland. Did it take a student's death to capture attention?

New UVA report brings Thomas Jefferson's racist past into the light

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The University of Virginia has long promoted ideas about Thomas Jefferson that glossed over his racist beliefs and ownership of slaves. New report by the university explores the more insidious side of his legacy.

Education Department once investigated Harvard's preferences for alumni children and athletes, and found them legal

This isn't the first time the university has faced scrutiny over policies that favor white over Asian American students. Comments in the 1980s by admissions officers on alumni children, athletes and Asian Americans may be relevant today.

 

UNC Chapel Hill still hasn't removed Confederate statue

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University of North Carolina board says it lacks power to move controversial Confederate statue. Emails show a Chapel Hill trustee called those protesting the statue "criminals" and "entitled wimps."

Calls for Stanford RA to be fired after he threatens to fight Zionists

A student at Stanford University is under fire for posting that he would "physically fight" Zionists who came onto the campus -- and some are questioning whether the university is taking his words seriously enough.

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