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UC Davis is holding eight faculty searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise

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Hoping to increase faculty diversity, UC Davis is holding eight open searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise.

In Harvard trial, clashing visions of a future in which colleges wouldn't consider race

Focus in trial was question of what would happen if Harvard (and by extension, other colleges) stopped considering race.

Trump administration considers plan to end legal status of transgender students

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Plan reportedly under consideration would bar any definition of sex other than that designated at birth. Transgender students could lose wide range of rights.

Elizabeth Warren and the pressure to justify academic success

Why did Elizabeth Warren divulge her genetic test results, which show she is in fact part Native American, while simultaneously insisting that she's always been evaluated professionally as a white person?

Anti-Asian messages spread at Washington University in St. Louis

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Messages posted at Washington University in St. Louis point to a problem of anti-Asian racism, which students and others say is often ignored.

Paper proposes new, multipronged approach to thinking about gender diversity in the sciences

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Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

Unsolved murder of black student at Humboldt State raises many questions

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You've probably never heard of the black student at Humboldt State who was killed in 2017 and whose murder remains unsolved -- even as journalists nationwide publicized the disappearance and murder of Mollie Tibbets, a white Iowa student.

After probe of president, Boston architecture college personnel wonder: What next?

Amid reports about jokes and comments viewed as insulting or worse, Boston Architectural College faculty and staff members get few answers after closely guarded investigation of president results in minor changes.

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

Trump bemoans that men are now 'guilty until proven innocent'

As Education Department and many colleges consider policies on sexual assault, the president's comments on his Supreme Court nominee appear to take a side.

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