Diversity

 
Sep 19, 2017
Controversy over paper in favor of colonialism sparks calls for retraction as well as worries that academics are relying more on erasure than counterargument to challenge unpopular scholarship.

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August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

August 21, 2017

One says he was kicked out of Pensacola Christian after showing up to the Robert E. Lee statue after the protest with a Confederate flag. Another says he is leaving Boston U over threats for having attended.

August 21, 2017

Duke removes statue of Robert E. Lee. University of Texas will remove statues of Lee and 3 other Confederate leaders. Bowdoin removes plaque honoring Confederate alumni and Jefferson Davis.

August 17, 2017

At some colleges, a debate is revived. In some states, laws will make change difficult.

August 17, 2017

Experts say University of Florida and Texas A&M can point to security threats post-Charlottesville to justify blocking appearances.

August 16, 2017

Experts say they understand why university presidents want to keep people away from white supremacist events, but they have a tough sell on campus.

August 15, 2017

University cites security risks after organizers linked their plans to the events of Charlottesville.

August 15, 2017

Some of those photographed in Charlottesville are students at various colleges, which are now being called on to denounce -- or in some cases expel -- those pictured.

August 15, 2017

When a simple idea clashes with one that is complicated and nuanced, often the truth loses out, argue Lisa M. Rudgers and Julie A. Peterson.

August 14, 2017

Extremist white movement is turning up on college campuses through speakers and leaflets. U of Florida and Texas A&M  bracing for events in September.

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