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Oct 23, 2020
Black students continuously experience, fight against and bear emotional scars from racism, which can lead to increased anxiety and poor mental health outcomes. Some colleges are just starting to address these issues.

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October 23, 2020

Black students continuously experience, fight against and bear emotional scars from racism, which can lead to increased anxiety and poor mental health outcomes. Some colleges are just starting to address these issues.

October 21, 2020

A college counselor considers our series on the Black experience.

October 20, 2020

For faculty of color to accept a job at an isolated college often means a sort of social suicide, writes Ulises Ali Mejias, who offers a possible solution.

October 7, 2020

Some institutions have begun to cancel diversity, equity and inclusion programs in response to a Trump order. Critics say the order is censorship.

September 25, 2020

A letter writer challenges an essayist's conclusions and questions why the piece got published.

September 25, 2020

The controversy over a white professor passing herself off as Black reveals an underlying contradiction in how we view race, Peter C. Herman writes.

September 10, 2020

Jessica Krug resigns from George Washington as a graduate student from her alma mater also admits to being dishonest about racial identity.

September 4, 2020

Prominent scholar outs herself as white just as she faced exposure for presenting herself as Black.

August 24, 2020

Survey suggests colleges can do more to equip students to engage with religious diversity. Students from some religious groups find campus more welcoming and supportive than others.

August 21, 2020

Higher education leaders can do more than simply give lip service to the need to dismantle systemic racism, argues Shenique S. Thomas-Davis, who offers a number of recommendations.

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October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

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