Racial groups

Progress Over the Long Term

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Report finds significant strides in science education and employment by women, but less progress by members of minority groups.

Going Borderless and Bilingual

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U. of Texas at El Paso's unique M.F.A. program expands into the online sector.

Racist Banter Behind Closed Doors

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In a coming book, scholars examine the abundance of derogatory comments white students make when only they are around.

Advanced Placement Still Ascending

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Number of test takers and high scorers rise, though gaps in performance among racial groups still vexing.

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.


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