Discrimination

Methodist colleges and seminaries react to church vote strengthening prohibitions on gay clergy and same-sex marriage

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Vote by United Methodist Church body to strengthen prohibitions on gay clergy and same-sex marriages disappoints Methodist higher education institutions and raises difficult questions.

Weighing in on Duke case, experts discuss discrimination against international students and pressures to assimilate

Recent controversy over email from Duke professor about Chinese students speaking Chinese in lounges reflects larger tensions in academe, experts say.

Duke professor advises students that failure to speak in English outside the classroom could negatively affect their prospects

A professor at Duke University steps down from her administrative role after sending an email to students suggesting they not speak Chinese in student lounge and study areas.

Anti-Semitic incidents surge on college campuses after Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Since the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, campuses have seen a rise in displays targeting Jews.

U of Arizona is being sued once again for alleged discrimination against women in terms of salary and promotions

U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

UNC Chapel Hill students targeted by white nationalist figure online

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Chapel Hill students are being harassed by a white nationalist online commentator with ties to the alleged Pittsburgh synagogue shooter.

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.

Pitt moves to rename building of public health school, which honors disgraced scientist

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After extensive study, Pitt moves to change name of building that houses its public health program -- a name that currently honors the U.S. surgeon general who oversaw the Tuskegee experiment.

Duke University administrator accused of getting two employees fired in racially tinged incident

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After a Duke University administrator complained about rap music being played at a campus coffee shop, two baristas working their shifts were let go, inspiring campus -- and national -- ire.

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