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Jan 08, 2021
This week’s Capitol riots have been repeatedly described as “unthinkable.” Yet happen they did, so how do we start to think about them? Many academics have an answer: the humanities.
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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February 26, 2020

Concordia College students are still angry about a white professor's use of a racial slur in a class several months ago. College administrators' seeming lack of response to the incident has not helped quell the outrage.

February 17, 2020

The recent debate that a Martin Luther King Jr. Day writing contest has engendered does not render efforts at diversity, equity or inclusion irrelevant or bankrupt, Tobin Miller Shearer, the chair of the contest committee, writes.

February 17, 2020

Louisville officials changed their minds about the free speech rights of a student who distributed anti-gay pamphlets at a LGBTQ Studies course. They have banned him from repeating his action.

February 14, 2020

After a complaint that many white students were using the University of Virginia's Multicultural Student Center, the administration emphasizes that all are allowed in the space.

February 7, 2020

The University of Louisville says administrators' hands are legally tied -- they cannot prevent a student from distributing anti-LGBTQ literature directly to LGBTQ students.

February 6, 2020

Syracuse grapples with how to meaningfully educate students about equity and inclusion.

February 6, 2020

The practice can promote diversity and inclusion if institutions have a willingness to take a creative approach to faculty recruitment and retention, argues Elizabeth S. Chilton.

January 30, 2020

A writing contest held at the University of Montana to honor MLK and encourage multi-racial dialogue went awry. Instead of helping bridge racial divides among students, it amplified them.

January 29, 2020

Transformational change -- a total restructuring -- is needed to disrupt embedded patterns and reorient campuses for a new student body, argues Adrianna Kezar.

January 23, 2020

President engages in "useful hyperbole" by claiming he rescued historically black colleges, but his administration has made good on some of its promise to support the sector.

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