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Verdict Could Alter Hiring In Higher Education

Bias case to be decided this week; a UI loss would echo nationally

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Scholarship Brings Influx Of Saudi Students To Madison Area

The woman in the cream-colored hijab has an extreme fondness for "Modern Family." Her eyes light up when talking about the fried rice and dumplings at Hong Kong Wok. When her daughter turns 1 next month, she's thinking of a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese.

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Calvin College Alumni Using The Web To Push For More Welcoming Environment For LGBT Students

A group of Calvin College alumni are pushing administrators to make campus a more welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.

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Tennessee Sued For Discrimination, Retaliation

Two University of Tennessee athletic department workers and one former department employee have filed a lawsuit indicating the university set up a "testosterone wall" that prevented female employees from earning equal pay.

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Gallaudet Employee Seeks Reinstatement

Gallaudet University's chief diversity officer said Tuesday she believes she should be reinstated to her job after university leadership put her on administrative leave for signing a petition to put same-sex marriage on the ballot for voters to decide in November.

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Old Saybrook Woman Sues Yale Over 'Retaliation' For Gender Equity Work

A former Yale security educator hired to work on Title IX gender equality compliance is suing Yale, charging “unlawful retaliation,” including her dismissal, for her efforts.

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Effective Higher Education Recruitment Strategies

Hispanic students value a college education. Among high school graduates, Hispanic students are second only to Asian students in attendance at colleges and universities.

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Schools Brace for Decision on Affirmative Action

As the Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a case challenging race-conscious admission to public colleges, university officials across the country watched for clues to where the court might go while contemplating what steps schools might take if the court changed the state of the law.

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Supreme Court Reconsiders Race In College Admissions

Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action.

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Race and College Admissions, Facing a New Test by Justices

Abigail Fisher is a slight young woman with strawberry blond hair, a smile that needs little prompting, a determined manner and a good academic record. She played soccer in high school, and she is an accomplished cellist.

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