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An Exaggerated Death of DEI at UNC’s Med School

Multiple outlets reported that a diversity, equity and inclusion task force’s recommendations at UNC’s School of Medicine aren’t moving forward. The truth appears more complex.

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Israel vs. Palestine, on Rate My Professors?

Two Jewish math professors say they asked for Zionist programming after seeing Palestinian programming on campus. Now, they suggest someone at the college “leaked” their request, leading to retaliation.

The Texas Capitol building looms behind a statue of a man on a horse with a gun.

Texas Tenure, Anti-DEI Bills Near Passage—or Death

As Texas’ legislative session comes to a close this weekend, bills that would affect tenure and ban what lawmakers consider diversity, equity and inclusion programs are still pending.

Ron DeSantis stands at a lectern that says "Florida The Education State," with the state flag behind him.

AAUP Calls to Fight ‘Tooth and Nail’ in Florida

“Florida’s public colleges and universities currently face a politically and ideologically driven assault unparalleled in U.S. history,” a preliminary report says.

Three individuals stand inside a church during a 24-hour teach-in last week.

A Teach-In on Race, in DeSantis’s Backyard

As Florida has become the epicenter of conservative pushback against certain teaching and programs surrounding race, faculty members and others traveled to St. Petersburg to raise awareness.

Professor on Leave for Distributing Anti-Trans Chocolate Bars

A professor at Madera Community College in California was reportedly suspended for handing out chocolate bars with packaging that mocked...

Astronomy Preprint Withdrawn Over a Co-Author’s Inclusion

An astronomy preprint’s lead author withdrew the paper and is removing one of the co-authors: Geoff Marcy, who resigned his...
A photo illustration of the Israeli and Palestinian flags, with a rather grimy filter.

A Revived Call to Boycott Israeli Universities

In 2016, American Anthropological Association members rejected, by a hair, a resolution “to boycott Israeli academic institutions.” The issue returns this summer.