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After Racial Incident, Amherst College Suspends Men’s Lacrosse Team, Terminates Coach

| March 23, 2020

Amherst College has suspended its men’s lacrosse team and terminated team coach Jon Thompson

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University of Memphis Instructor Dies From COVID-19-Related Complications, Reports Say

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Dr. Lenard Wells, a criminal justice instructor at the University of Memphis, died last week wh

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The Four E’s to Increasing Diversity of Course Materials

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Academia does not always reflect the racial and ethnic makeup of the student body. Schools in d

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Love in the Time of the Coronavirus

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The world is in a panic and chaos brews in the media and in the communities where we live. H

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Sens. Booker, Jones Urge $1.5 Billion in Support for HBCUs, MSIs Amid Coronavirus Crisis

by | March 22, 2020

Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Doug Jones (D-AL) on Thursday pressed for $1.5 billion in eme

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George Mason University Makes Plans to Memorialize Its Namesake’s Slaves

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Four years ago, at George Mason University, Black students in the honors college started asking

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Pitt’s School of Education’s Department-Wide Book Club Discusses Racial Inequity in Education

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At the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), the School of Education has adopted a mission-vision of

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Idaho Legislature Passes Bill Banning Trans Girls From Competing in Female College Athletics

by | March 20, 2020

The Idaho state legislature recently passed a bill, 24-11, banning trans and intersex girls fro

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St. Ambrose University Priest Suspended From Teaching After Sexual Misconduct Allegation

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A priest teaching at St. Ambrose University has been suspended from teaching after sexual misco

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Federal Student Loan Payments Suspended for Two Months Amid Coronavirus

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Federal student loan borrowers will have the option to suspend their loan payments for two mont

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Moody’s Lowers Higher Education Sector’s Outlook to Negative Due to Coronavirus

by | March 19, 2020

Moody's, a credit rating agency, this week downgraded its U.S. higher education outlook from

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Senate Democrats Propose Cancelling $10,000 in Debt for All Federal Student Borrowers Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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Senate Democrats on Thursday called for “a minimum” of $10,000 in student loan relief for a

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U of Minnesota Suspends A Program After Controversial Coronavirus Skit

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The University of Minnesota removed a student from his leadership position at a student program

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Almost $40,000 Raised to Help LGBTQ Students Transfer From Brigham Young University

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An organization started by Brigham Young University alumni has raised nearly $40,000 to help LG

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Coronavirus Claims Life of U of Washington Professor

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The novel coronavirus has claimed the life of a longtime University of Washington pathology pro

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