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Maybe UC Needs an Adjunct President?

Maybe UC Needs an Adjunct President?

by | January 28, 2020

The University of California is looking for a new president. UC is hosting town halls around th

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Academia in 20/20 Vision

Academia in 20/20 Vision

by | January 27, 2020

How we hold ourselves in academia contributes to our own character development as scholar-pract

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Racial Discrimination Continues to Deny Access to Gifted Education for Black Students: A Few Reality Checks

Racial Discrimination Continues to Deny Access to Gifted Education for Black Students: A Few Reality Checks

by | January 26, 2020

A new report indicates that Black students do not have access to advanced courses. For some rea

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Beware the Racist Who Claims to Be “Rational”

Beware the Racist Who Claims to Be “Rational”

by | January 21, 2020

Among the most dangerous arguments for racial profiling are the most rational. They are persuas

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Un-Civil Rights: America’s Fear of Diversity in 2020

Un-Civil Rights: America’s Fear of Diversity in 2020

by | January 12, 2020

Have the war protests started? Are your students beginning to wonder about military service and

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Michigan Jury Sides With UM Over Professors of Color

Michigan Jury Sides With UM Over Professors of Color

by | December 30, 2019

Is it a level playing field for professors of color in academia? Here’s a story that broke be

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The Price of Engagement

The Price of Engagement

by | December 18, 2019

One aspect of being a graduate student that I will truly miss are the discounted membership and

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How Should Asian Americans Respond to Asian Racism?

How Should Asian Americans Respond to Asian Racism?

by | December 16, 2019

Asian racism is an especially touchy subject for Asian Americans. For every effort to denounce

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Impeachment Pattern: Diversity vs. The White Men

Impeachment Pattern: Diversity vs. The White Men

by | December 15, 2019

The biggest news of the day in our country — no matter what your individual concerns or endea

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Stop Using Asian Americans to Defend Against Disparities, Then Rejecting Them as Non-Diverse

Stop Using Asian Americans to Defend Against Disparities, Then Rejecting Them as Non-Diverse

by | December 4, 2019

Asian Americans are ambiguous in civil rights. Perhaps Asian Americans themselves are ambivalen

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Trump Backs Protesting Students….In China

Trump Backs Protesting Students….In China

by | December 3, 2019

The protests that delayed this year’s Harvard-Yale game were enough to break some news the we

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There Are No Safe Spaces

There Are No Safe Spaces

by | December 2, 2019

Conferences are about reunions with colleagues and friends, presentations on the next innovativ

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Am I Missing Something? How to Make Applying to Graduate School More Affordable

Am I Missing Something? How to Make Applying to Graduate School More Affordable

by | November 30, 2019

As more universities and graduate programs drop requirements to submit standardized test scores

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Diversity, Ukraine, and Impeachment

Diversity, Ukraine, and Impeachment

by | November 16, 2019

There’s a diversity angle in the impeachment hearings you may have overlooked.It’s not just

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“Color Blind” Is Not What It Seems

“Color Blind” Is Not What It Seems

by | November 5, 2019

Among the concepts the law has distorted is “color blindness.” When Martin Luther King, Jr.

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