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With the start of the academic year, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is proud to welcome four new full-time faculty. Nicholas Eng and Ruoyu Sun are new faculty members in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, while Benjamin Han and Lauren Musgrove are new to the Department of Entertainment and Media Studies. […]

The 2023 Alexander Hamilton Medal will go to financial services executive George Van Amson CC’74, managing director of institutional equity sales and trading at Morgan Stanley. Van Amson is currently the head of The Americas Analyst and Associate Advising and Development Programs in Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Equity Division. The Hamilton Medal is the highest honor […]

RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post/Getty Images Books are piled in a classroom for students taking AP African American Studies at Overland High School in Aurora, Colorado, last fall. CNN  —  The College Board said Thursday it “resolutely” disagrees with any notion that enslavement was beneficial for African Americans – a statement coming after some people compared […]

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Bennett College Global Studies Team Leads Excursion to Morocco – Bennett College Home News Bennett College Global Studies Team Leads Excursion to Morocco (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.src = “//”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, […]

Paul Stephens ’04 remembers the first time he explored the Caucasus Mountains, a place he calls “one of the most biologically, culturally, and linguistically diverse regions in the world.” After his graduation from Wabash, Paul moved to Georgia in 2005 and worked as a Peace Corps volunteer. When he wasn’t teaching English, the Batesville, Indiana, […]

On Thursday, June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down race-based affirmative action admissions plans at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina. While the Court has previously upheld affirmative action, most prominently 20 years ago when Justice Sandra Day O’Connor wrote the majority opinion for the Grutter decision in the University of Michigan […]

A view of Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus. Montgomery College photo. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights announced an agreement Wednesday to resolve a sexual harassment case at Montgomery College. According to the Office of Civil Rights, a male professor at the Montgomery County community college required female students to remove […]

Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus (LLBC) Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Gutting College Admissions Affirmative Action Policy Published 6:51 am Friday, June 30, 2023 BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA Unfortunately, history has shown us, and even in this present time, “We the people”, has never truly included ALL people. Affirmative action wasn’t just about color. It was […]

CNN  —  The Supreme Court says colleges and universities can no longer take race into consideration as a specific basis for granting admission, a landmark decision overturning long-standing precedent that has benefited Black and Latino students in higher education.

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