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Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom

Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom

by Associated Press | January 16, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa— The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Ch

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Recent Trump Comments Smack of Racism

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Last week, a number of journalists, radio hosts, pundits and ordinary folk have worked themselv

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The High Cost of Opportunity: Paying for Academic Conferences

by | January 15, 2018

While academic conferences provide a dynamic space where scholars across careers and discipline

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Study: Looming Student Loan Default Crisis Will Be Worse Than Projected

Study: Looming Student Loan Default Crisis Will Be Worse Than Projected

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The looming student loan default crisis will be worse than previously thought, according to a r

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Former Morris College President, Dr. Luns C. Richardson, Dies at 89

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Dr. Luns C. Richardson, who served as president of Morris College for 43 years, died on Saturda

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IU Southeast Starts Program for STEM Teachers

IU Southeast Starts Program for STEM Teachers

by Associated Press |

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — A university in southeast Indiana has received a $240,000 grant to help lo

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University to Review Conservative Speaker Appearance

University to Review Conservative Speaker Appearance

by Associated Press |

STORRS, Conn. — The University of Connecticut is reviewing plans by a Republican student grou

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Florida Poised to Honor Famed Educator With Statue in DC

Florida Poised to Honor Famed Educator With Statue in DC

by Associated Press | January 14, 2018

Florida appears poised to replace the statue of a Confederate general with famed educator Mary

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Trump’s Comment Should Outrage Us All

by Vincent Intondi |

One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of each semester is to review the class roster

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Institutions Prepare to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

by | January 11, 2018

From music and poetry readings to lectures and community service events, colleges and universit

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Vanderbilt Pays Tribute to Black SEC Pioneer Player

by Pearl Stewart |

Billed as “an evening of conversation about the intersection of race and sports,” Wednesday

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Charges: Columbia U. Exec Took Kickbacks, Gave Financial Aid

Charges: Columbia U. Exec Took Kickbacks, Gave Financial Aid

by Associated Press |

NEW YORK — A former Columbia University financial aid official pocketed at least $350,000 by

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Panel Backs University’s Handling of Misconduct Complaints

Panel Backs University’s Handling of Misconduct Complaints

by Associated Press |

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A special committee has found that the University of Rochester properly dea

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Fixing an Athletics Problem

by Walter Hudson |

UW–Madison creates a diversity and inclusion office for athletics.

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When Promises Are Not Enough

by Brittany K. Robertson |

Promise scholarships have been regarded as key to economic growth in many states and municipali

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