Diversity

 
A group of Black students surround Myra Harris, a Black woman, and hold a sign reading "Welcome home Ms. Harris"
Nov 18, 2022
The Black Lives Matter protests inspired activists to demand the removal of controversial names from campus buildings. Many universities have established practices to guide them.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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November 18, 2022
The Black Lives Matter protests inspired activists to demand the removal of controversial names from campus buildings. Many universities have established practices to guide them.
November 11, 2022
Some professors provide students with barrier-free access to course information and materials, even when doing so requires extra work and leaves them feeling vulnerable.
November 2, 2022
Some historically Black colleges and universities experienced record research funding this fiscal year. It’s a hopeful sign to a group of HBCUs seeking R-1 status.
October 27, 2022
Stanford University uncovered a history of the institution limiting Jewish student enrollments, and now the university is looking for ways to redress its past.
September 26, 2022
The paucity of data on leaders with disabilities suggests that few people are even thinking about this crucial aspect of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice, Darla Schumm writes.
September 22, 2022
The creator of a new podcast discusses the barriers the Ivy League erected to limit the number of Jewish students in the 1920s, and how the quota system has evolved since.
September 16, 2022
The University of Minnesota is offering student housing for residents who want to immerse themselves in learning Ojibwe or Dakota, two Native languages at risk of extinction.
September 14, 2022
If Carnegie Mellon values diverse views, it shouldn’t have condemned a Black professor’s tweet on Queen Elizabeth II’s death, write Branden D. Elmore and Dwayne K. Wright.
August 30, 2022
A group of Black students started a popular TikTok account where they ask their peers questions about race and identity. Now they’re encouraging others to do the same at campuses across the country.
August 25, 2022
A nonbinary student failed to win acceptance into a University of Alabama sorority. Experts say Greek life has made progress on LGBTQ+ inclusion, but membership selection remains fraught.

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November 3, 2020

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

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