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University of California System Strike Enters Week Four

The largest strike to ever disrupt higher education by teaching assistants, tutors, graduate student researchers, and postdoctoral scholars at the University of California (UC)...

Students at More Than 50 U.S. Schools Expected to Participate in...

On October 6, students at 59 universities, colleges, and high schools in 28 states are expected to walk out of their classrooms to participate...

Health Care Workers Strike at Howard University Hospital

Dozens of health care workers at Howard University Hospital participated in a one-day strike on Monday to protest against alleged unfair labor conditions and...

Students at Lesley University Protest Over Housing Conditions, Food Quality

On Thursday, nearly 100 students and several faculty members at Lesley University, a private liberal arts university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, gathered to protest over...

Nazareth College Students Protest Over Racism, Diversity Concerns

Students at Nazareth College, a private nonprofit institution in New York, held a protest Saturday over concerns about racism and a lack of diversity...

University of Montana Law Students Stage Walkout Over Handling of Sexual...

Students at the University of Montana (UM) Alexander Blewett III School of Law led a walkout on Tuesday to protest against how school leaders...

Colorado State University Students, Staff Demand More Protections From Hate Speech,...

More than 100 Colorado State University (CSU) students and staff recently held a peaceful protest to demand more robust protections against hate speech, harassment,...

Professors Lead a Nationwide Scholar Strike for Racial Justice

A movement for racial justice is underway in the academic community — and it all started with a tweet. On August 26, Anthea Butler, PhD,...

University of Missouri Football Team Mobilizes for Black Lives Matter

Once the site of intense racial unrest, the University of Missouri (MU) campus took on a different air on June 3 when university system...

One Year After Charlottesville, Alt-Right Protesters Will Head to Washington, D.C.

On August 11, 2017, hundreds of members of the alt-right, led by two University of Virginia (UVA) alumni, gathered in Charlottesville, Va. for the...

Hundreds of Thousands Attend Women’s March on Washington, Millions More March...

Approximately 500,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., Saturday — one day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, which drew a significantly smaller crowd — for...

Diversity Graduation Tassel Sparks Debate at George Washington University

George Washington University (GWU) recently announced that it plans to offer students who complete at least eight weeks of diversity and inclusion training prior...