A group of students at Brigham Young University pose in matching black T-shirts that say "Be a Menace" in white, capital letters.
Aug 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.
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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June 6, 2022
University of St. Thomas Houston plans to launch a new associate degree program taught entirely in Spanish.
June 3, 2022
A killed book review and resulting racist backlash reveal the extent of white gatekeeping, ally performativity and outright racism in academe, Ambereen Dadabhoy and Erik Wade write.
May 31, 2022
Report finds incarcerated women enrolled in college programs at high rates but lagged in earning degrees in prison during the 2020–21 academic year. Scholars and program leaders say these students face unique barriers to completing college inside.
May 26, 2022
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is launching a $1.5 billion initiative to enhance diversity in the sciences. The program is named for the longtime UMBC president, who is retiring this year.
May 25, 2022
A building frequented by students, faculty and staff members of color at Queens College was vandalized with racist graffiti, resulting in months of strained discussions between staff members and administrators.
May 25, 2022
Editors and event organizers should not accept proposals from researchers representing institutions with policies that discriminate against LGBTQ students and staff, Kim Manturuk writes.
May 24, 2022
Two white Africanists publish an article on centering the scholar’s personal experience to help “decolonize” African studies. A call for retraction follows.
May 23, 2022
The Buffalo shooter drew inspiration from a University of Notre Dame professor, among others. What’s to be done about academic racism and its apparent link to race-based violence?
May 23, 2022
The diversity statements secular colleges increasingly require of faculty candidates have many similarities to the faith statements long required by religious institutions, Justin P. McBrayer writes.
May 23, 2022
Can a white woman from outside higher ed lead marketing and recruitment at an all-male historically Black college? Morehouse College leaders decided she could. Some alumni strongly disagree.



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