Diversity

 
Professor Lara Sheehi, a light-skinned woman with curly dark hair.
Feb 06, 2023
Jewish students and a pro-Israel group are accusing an Arab professor and critic of Israeli policy of antisemitism. She’s accusing them of being racist and anti-Arab. She teaches a diversity course.
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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September 26, 2022
At NACAC meeting, educators share tips for how colleges can land a diverse student body. And others caution about what not to do.
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.
August 23, 2022
Leaders of historically Black colleges and universities are tired of waiting for results as an FBI investigation into campus bomb threats continues.
August 15, 2022
Now-removed paper on masturbation sets social media ablaze and triggers inquiries, not necessarily because it’s shocking but because it raises ethical and quality concerns.
August 5, 2022
Can technology help equalize students’ access to relationships that provide support, information and opportunity?
August 2, 2022
Tensions between Queens College public safety officers and staff and faculty of color have led to accusations of racism and heightened fear and distrust on both sides.

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