Native Americans

April 27 roundup: Special Q&A, canceled internships and a cursed video

Everything you need to know for Monday and the week ahead about higher ed and the coronavirus in one easy-to-read package (with some distractions to help your sanity). Plus, a special Q&A with the president of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

The Thirty Meter Telescope project at Mauna Kea raises questions about academic research (opinion)

The Thirty Meter Telescope project at Mauna Kea raises questions about what we truly mean when we say we engage in “ethical and moral” research, argues Amanda R. Tachine.

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Stifling the Seedling’s Growth

University of Notre Dame will cover its murals of Christopher Columbus


University says it is trying to balance the inspiration the murals gave to Roman Catholic immigrants more than a century ago and the pain the paintings create for Native Americans today.

The Mascot Mess

NCAA crackdown on Native American team names and icons sends a message but sows confusion and conflict.

Burying the Mascot Hatchet

When colleges switch away from Native American symbols, a few alumni and students grumble, but most get over it quickly.

Sports Shorts: Court Orders Release of Paterno Pay, Fla. State and North Dakota Challenge NCAA Mascot Ruling

Paterno's Pay: A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Friday that the state's retirement board was obligated to make public the pay of Pennsylvania State University's football coach and three other top officials.

Avenue for Appeals

NCAA says colleges seeking to keep Indian mascots can cite tribes' support -- up to a point.

Flip-Flop on Florida State

NCAA approves university's use of Seminole name and imagery, citing tribe's support.

Victory for Churchill or Reprieve?

Inquiry by faculty panel at Colorado apparently clears professor on two charges and asks for additional study of seven others.

Following in Florida State's Footsteps

Now that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has opened the door for Florida State University, Central Michigan University and the University of Utah -- and perhaps others -- hope to walk through it.


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