Racial groups

Minorities and the Sociology Pipeline

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Study finds that minority sociologists disproportionately drop out of academe at the Ph.D. level and again during tenure process.

Changing Duke's Culture

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For Duke University's lacrosse team, some semblance of normalcy -- if not closure -- came last weekend, when the team whose previous season had been canceled amid the now-infamous rape case that roiled the campus returned to action for the first time. Thousands of fans cheered and few (if anyone) jeered, according to published reports. 

Sister Mentors

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Minority women pursuing their Ph.D.'s mentor one another and young girls to keep the pipeline open at all levels.

When Discussions Change Minds

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Study finds campus dialogue with racially diverse participants altered student views -- but conversation among those with differing views didn't.

Why Did He Have to Be a ...?

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No student group wants to be identified with a campus killer. Koreans hope ethnicity doesn't become an issue at Virginia Tech and elsewhere.

Inquiry or Indoctrination?

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Debate over first-year curriculum challenging "hegemony" at UC San Diego heats up as 2 graduate students lose their jobs.

The Quest for Critical Mass

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A small private college in Kentucky, almost entirely white, starts numerous efforts to recruit black students.

Study Abroad Isn't Just for White Students

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It was all busyness and business as usual at Bardoli Global’s Houston headquarters Tuesday when the small staff of four stopped – albeit for but a second. “You’re in a frenzy doing something all the time but we looked up and said, ‘You realize, some of our kids are gone?’” recalls Anthony Jewett, executive director and CEO of the organization. “We’ve done it.”

The Long View on Gauging College Success

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CUNY sociologists say it takes far more than six years to see the benefits of higher education for disadvantaged students.

Where the Hispanic Students Are (And Aren't)

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A new report that examines the reasons why nearly half of all Latino undergraduates

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