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One in Five Black College Students Report Discrimination

A new survey shows that about one in five Black students report facing discrimination at their higher education institutions, a rate that is 15...

CUNY Receives $750K to Address Bigotry

The City University of New York (CUNY) has received $750,000 in funding to address religious, racial, and ethnic bigotry, including antisemitism, at its colleges. The...

Association of American Medical Colleges Rebrands Restorative Justice Approach

Medical students across the U.S. have long been subjected to instances of mistreatment from faculty, staff, and classmates. Research shows that for decades, these...

Latinx Americans with Darker Skin Face More Discrimination, Study Shows

A recent Pew Research Center poll of more than 3,000 Latinx Americans found that those with darker skin colors experience more discrimination. Nearly half of...

UMass Amherst Official Speaks Out Against “Disturbing Increase” in Anti-Black Incidents...

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) is seeing a "disturbing increase" in anti-Black incidents on campus, according to the school's diversity officer. Nefertiti A....

American University Deems Investigation Into Anti-Semitic Graffiti Inconclusive

American University (AU) officials have deemed an investigation into anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled in a dormitory bathroom inconclusive. The etchings included SS Lightning Bolts, a swastika,...

Tulane’s Former Medical School Administrator Speaks Out About Discrimination Suit

Princess Dennar, a former program administrator at Tulane University's School of Medicine, recently discussed her alleged experiences with racism and discrimination during an interview...

Tulane University’s Graduate Medical Programs Placed on Probation Over Alleged Diversity...

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Accreditation (ACGME) has reportedly placed Tulane University School of Medicine's graduate medical programs on probation due to diversity...

Bucknell University Launches Investigation into Attack on LGBTQ Student Community

Bucknell University officials announced they are investigating a recent incident of harassment against LGBTQ students on campus. In a letter to the campus community, officials...

Nearly 80 Percent of Asian Americans Report Facing Discrimination

A newly released survey found that nearly 80 percent of Asian Americans say they do not feel respected and are discriminated against in the...

Psychology Professor’s Research Could Change the Way We Understand Bias in...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded funding to a University of California, Santa Barbara psychologist whose research could help prevent the development of...

Seattle Pacific University Faculty Vote No Confidence in Leadership for Upholding...

Seattle Pacific University (SPU) faculty cast a vote of “no confidence” in the school’s board of trustees after the board announced last week it...

University of Central Oklahoma Faculty and Staff Allege Discrimination

Diverse groups of faculty and staff at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) are speaking out against the alleged bias, racism, and discrimination they...

LGBTQ Students Suffer Discrimination, Anxiety at Taxpayer-Funded Christian Colleges and Universities,...

A new survey shows that LGBTQ students at colleges and universities with explicit anti-LGBTQ policies face greater risks of sexual assault, anxiety, and disciplinary...

Mississippi Becomes First State to Ban Transgender Athletes from Competing in...

This week, Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation that bans transgender student-athletes from competing in women and girl's sports, making it the first state in the...

Tulane Medical School Administrator Removed from Position, Claims Discrimination

Princess Dennar was the first and only Black woman to serve as program director at Tulane University School of Medicine’s Pediatrics Residency program. Now,...

Tenured Professors Sue Centenary University for Wrongful Termination and Discrimination

Several tenured professors are suing Centenary University, claiming the New Jersey school wrongfully terminated them and ignored their legal tenure protections and constitutional rights,...

Justice Department Drops Yale Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) dropped a lawsuit Wednesday that alleged Yale University had been discriminating against Asian American and White applicants in...

Gender Bias Means Women Are More Likely to Be Silenced Online

On September 28, University of Iowa graduate student Claire McDonnell recorded a video call of herself and a group of male classmates discussing plans...

Hate Crimes Rise Across the U.S., Reaching Highest Level in More...

Hate crimes in the United States are peaking at levels that haven’t been seen since 2008, according to an annual FBI report released on...

Students and Advocates Combat Rise in Anti-Asian Discrimination

Boram Lee, PhD, was a graduate student at Harvard University last spring when she had her first experience with anti-Asian racism on campus.  Lee, who...

Wake Forest University Responds to Hate Emails Sent to Diversity-Related Employees

Wake Forest University (WFU) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is investigating what it calls “malicious” emails sent to 12 professors and staff members in diversity-related...

The ‘Worst Semester on Record’ for White Supremacist Propaganda

White supremacist propaganda continues to be a growing problem in higher education, with more incidents occurring on college campuses in spring 2019 than in...