Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 9:52pm
About 50 protesters, many of them University of Michigan students, have gathered outside a federal appeals court taking another look at the state's ban on affirmative action in college admissions and government hiring.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 9:49pm
The number of Chinese students enrolling at Michigan State University has soared by more than 400% during the last four years, mirroring a national trend that experts say is attributed to increasing personal wealth and limited higher education opportunities in China.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 7:50pm
Students and faculty at Harvard University are calling on the school to award posthumous degrees to seven students expelled nearly a century ago for being gay or perceived as gay, and they're timing a rally for their cause to coincide with a visit by Lady Gaga.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 7:44pm
After spending most of his career as an executive at Ford Motor Co., Wayne State President Allan Gilmour knows plenty about retooling. Taking a redesigned car from the drawing board to the showroom can take three or four years.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 9:11pm
The news that the Supreme Court is revisiting the use of race as a factor in admissions decisions, just nine years after upholding it in a University of Michigan case, has admissions officials worried about maintaining diversity and confounded that the question is being reconsidered so soon.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 6:21pm
Advocates for minority students, backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, implored a federal appeals court Monday to reconsider California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action based on race or gender preferences in education and state hiring.