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Judge Rules Some Claims Can Stand Against U. Rochester Over Alleged Handling of Complaints Against Professor

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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Judge Lawrence Vilardo ruled that some of the claims against the University of Rochester can move forward, but dismissed the others. These people filed the claims over the school’s “alleged handling of complaints against a professor.”

From WHAM:

The lawsuit stems from the university’s alleged handling of misconduct claims against Dr. Florian Jaeger.

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Miami University (OH) Bans Fraternity for 15 Years Over Alleged ‘Brutal’ Hazing Incident

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 30, 2019 at 10:00am 8/30/2019 at 10:00am
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Miami University in Ohio has banned the Delta Tau Delta for 15 years after an alleged hazing incident that took place the big/little reveal. After reviewing the 33-page report, the university described it as “among the worst kind of hazing possible.”

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Harvard’s 2018 Endowment Makes It Wealthier Than 109 Countries in the World

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 30, 2019 at 8:00am 8/30/2019 at 8:00am
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Stacker released a list of the richest schools in America with Harvard coming out on top. This is not a shock, but it did shock me that its 2018 endowment of $38.3 billion made it wealthier than 109 countries in the world.

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Immigration Services Offered to Those at Cal State San Marcos, San Diego State University

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/29/2019 at 12:00pm

The Jewish Family Service of San Diego has offered “immigration legal services to students, staff and faculty at Cal State San Marcos and San Diego State University.” From Fox 5 San Diego:

CSU announced partnerships with four immigrant-rights organizations around the state to roll out legal services to all but one of...

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Michigan State University Students Protest Flat Rate Tuition

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:00am 8/29/2019 at 10:00am
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Apparently, Michigan State University’s flat-rate tuition is not low enough. Students want it lowered to 12 credits because some cannot afford 15 credits. From WLNS.com:

Wednesday was the first day of classes at Michigan State University and instead of wearing green and white, some students traded in their school colors for all...

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UT-Austin Appoints Matthew McConaughey to Professor in the College of Communication

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 8:00am 8/29/2019 at 8:00am
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Everyone knows Matthew McConaughey loves his University of Texas. You see him at so many sporting events. The school even made him a visiting professor.

Now he has a full-time gig! The school announced:

McConaughey joins the faculty in the Department of Radio-Television-Film after serving as a visiting instructor since 2015, when he...

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LGBT Activist: Don’t Like Boys in the Locker Room? Use the Nurse’s Station

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/28/2019 at 12:00pm

An LGBT activist in Hawaii had the nerve to tell females if they do not want a boy in their locker room they should use the nurse’s station to change. From The College Fix:

Hawaii’s KITV reports on a controversy at Kamehameha Schools Maui, where a male volleyball athlete started identifying as...

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UNC: School Should Decide How to Treat Sexual Assault Records

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The University of North Carolina is seeking to overturn a decision by the North Carolina Court of Appeals that ruled the school must release details on how the school disciplined students “found responsible for rape or sexual assault.”

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The case stems from a November 2016 lawsuit filed by a coalition of...

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UT-Austin Professor Calls Trump and His Supporters Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8:00am 8/28/2019 at 8:00am

I know Mike has chronicled professors calling President Donald Trump a Nazi along with his supporters. Guess nothing has changed because a UT-Austin professor has gone off on Trump and his supporters on Twitter.

Campus Reform published its article on Monday. The professor still has a Twitter account so I added new...

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Hillary Clinton Will Launch University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/27/2019 at 12:00pm
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Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will help launch a series at the University of Michigan’s Weiser Diplomacy Center. The center’s goal is to serve “...

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North Dakota Court Dismisses Title IX Lawsuit Over U. North Dakota Cutting Women’s Ice Hockey

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10:00am 8/27/2019 at 10:00am
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A federal district court in North Dakota dismissed a lawsuit brought on by eleven former female hockey players at the University of North Dakota after the university cut the program.

They claim the school violated Title IX, which states that universities must offer equal sports across the board. From The National...

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Yale Professor Rejects Evolution, Argues Anti-Religious People Cannot Brush Aside Intelligent Design

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8:00am 8/27/2019 at 8:00am
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Yale University Professor David Gelernter has rejected the theory of evolution, which is the dominant theory to explain life on earth. However, Gelernter advised people should not push aside intelligent design, which believes God is the power behind all the changes and movement in nature.

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U. Michigan Social Justice Class Described as ‘Straightforward Political Indoctrination’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/26/2019 at 12:00pm
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The University of Michigan offers a course called Social Justice, Identity, Diversity and Community, which wants to “examine the possibilities for building community across race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and religion as students explore their own racial and other social group identities.”

Students can take this course to fufill “a required seminar...

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UMKC Fires Another Prominent Pharmacy Professor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:00am 8/26/2019 at 10:00am

The University of Missouri-Kansas dismissed another top-tier pharmacy teacher months after the dismissal of another. From UMKC.edu:

According to The Kansas City Star, UMKC fired Dr. Anil Kumar following his review by the 10-person UMKC Campus Faculty Committee on Tenure.

The university has refused to comment on the circumstances surrounding his review, citing...

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North Carolina State Student Wants School to Ban Pro-Trump Booths From Welcome Week

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 8:00am 8/26/2019 at 8:00am

Cat Cobb, a student at North Carolina State University, wants the school to ban pro-Trump booths from the Packapalooza Festival, which takes place during the Wolfpack Welcome Week.

In her Technician column, Cobb claimed that allowing pro-Trump booths “violates the very principles...

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Speech First Wants College Students to Share How Speech is Handled on Their Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 1:30pm 8/25/2019 at 1:30pm

The organization Speech First started a social media campaign to encourage students to record and share how their university handles speech.

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The organization is encouraging students who see attempts to censor viewpoints on campus to snap a picture of the situation or policy, post it to Instagram with the hashtag...

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Veteran Receives Degree From U. Louisville After He had to Leave 40 Years Ago

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 11:30am 8/25/2019 at 11:30am
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This is a touching story. The University of Louisville gave veteran Larry McKillip, 74, his associates degree 40 years after he had to drop off to care for his sick mother. I dare you to read this and not cry.

McKillip used the GI Bill to attend the university after Vietnam. He...

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