Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 5:14pm
The renovated dining commons at Rieber Hall is offering food from seven national cuisines. It's part of a trend by colleges nationwide to replace old-style cafeterias and 'mystery meat' offerings with innovative ethnic fare that's more healthful.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 7:50pm
Offering gender-neutral housing and more single-stall bathrooms are two things the University of Utah and other institutions could do to make their campuses more welcoming to transgender students and employees, a national advocate for transgender rights said Wednesday.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 6:48pm
Top UW-Madison officials vigorously defended their admissions policies at a sometimes-testy legislative hearing Monday, called after the president of a conservative think tank leveled a charge that the university engages in "severe discrimination" based on race and ethnicity.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 6:02pm
Sen. James C. Sheehan (D-North Kingstown) said he has asked U. S. Atty. Peter F. Neronha for a legal opinion on whether the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education violated federal law when it voted recently to grant in-state tuition for undocumented students.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 9:42pm
Diversity is the last man standing, the sole remaining legal justification for racial preferences in deciding who can study at public universities. Should the Supreme Court disavow it, the student body at the University of Texas and many other public colleges and universities would almost instantly become whiter and more Asian, and less black and Hispanic.