Diversity

LSU Enrolls A Record Number Of Minority Students

More black and Hispanic students enrolled at LSU this fall than at any other time in school history, an achievement the university credits to an expanded recruiting effort.

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Has UT’s Diversity Hit ‘Critical Mass’?

Walking across the South Mall, or scanning the football stadium’s 100,000 seats on game day, University of Texas admissions director Kedra Ishop sees how much has changed since the 1990s, when she was a black student at what was an inordinately white school.

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'Critical Mass' Key To Affirmative Action Case

Walking across the South Mall, or scanning the football stadium's 100,000 seats on game day, University of Texas admissions director Kedra Ishop sees how much has changed since the 1990s, when she was a black student at what was an inordinately white school.

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Study: Race-Neutral Admissions Can Work

As the Supreme Court revisits the use of race in college admissions next week, critics of affirmative action are hopeful the justices will roll back the practice.

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50 Years After Integration, Ole Miss Grapples With History

There still may be a few bullet holes in the stately white columns of the Lyceum, the Greek Revival building here that symbolizes the University of Mississippi, but most were unintentionally plastered over during a renovation years ago.

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Building Diversity At UCA

Efforts are underway at the University of Central Arkansas to increase the number of students from minority backgrounds, officials said. On Sunday, the university’s largest outreach event — the Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge — kicks off at 9 a.m..

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More Hispanic Students Earning 4-Year Degrees, Study Shows

The Pew Hispanic Center recently released a study showing more Hispanic youth are obtaining bachelor’s degrees in the United States -- and colleges in West Michigan are seeing similar trends.

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Study Of Anti-Semitic, Anti-Muslim Bias On UC Campuses Stirs Debate

Studies commissioned to improve relations find that some Muslims feel their rights have been suppressed and some Jews think anti-Israel protests have become anti-Semitic.

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Should High-Skilled Immigrants Get Special Treatment?

Some in Congress want to give special visas to foreign-born graduates of American universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math. But critics say it could come at the expense of diversity in legal immigration.

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