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Data on impact of black doctors may raise implications for affirmative action debate

If having more black doctors could save lives, does that change the nature of the debate over the role of race in admissions?

Cornell MBA students vote for grade nondisclosure in recruitment

Cornell joins the growing number of highly selective institutions whose business schools have adopted nondisclosure policies concerning grades and recruitment.

Trump administration will use more expansive definition of anti-Semitism in ways that critics say limit free speech

The Trump administration, which has frequently criticized colleges for not doing enough to protect free speech on campus, introduces a more expansive definition of anti-Semitism on campus. Civil liberties groups say it will result in the stifling of free speech.

Administrators, students and activists take stock three years after 2015 Missouri protests

The University of Missouri has new administrators, new policies and, leaders say, a new attitude after concerns over the racial climate in Columbia exploded in 2015. But challenges loom, and some are far from convinced enough has changed.

Arizona psychologist faces scrutiny for grants from organization founded to support research in eugenics

University of Arizona psychologist is under scrutiny for taking money from an organization founded to support research in eugenics.

Two institutions grapple with how they should deal with revelations of faculty members' histories of sexual misconduct

Two institutions grapple with how they should deal with revelations of faculty members' histories of sexual misconduct. Court orders reinstatement of one.

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.

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