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ATLANTA— Alfreda Robinson, the president of the National Bar Association, delivered a stern but urgent message to hundreds of college students from historically Black colleges and universities interested in becoming a lawyer. “It doesn’t matter where you come from, it’s where you’re going,” said Robinson, who became president this summer of the oldest and largest national organization of African-American and minority lawyers, judges, law professors and students. “Every single one
In the wake of the global climate strike, Celia Roberts suggests academics should fly less often. Plus letters from John Gamlin, Daniel Scharf, Alicia Baker and Sally StarborgIn your 10 charts explaining the climate crisis (21 September), aviation is targeted as a “difficult problem” to solve. Given that the global climate strike was organised by, among others, the student climate network, students need to ask their academic staff how much
The project neatly integrates her personal path and professional interests.
Felicity Huffman got 14 days for paying $15,000 to have her daughter’s SAT scores boosted, or as a Hollywood starlet might say with a legitimate SAT vocabulary word, augmented. Huffman could have just gone the legal route and paid for legit exam prep classes. But then her daughter would have had to do some work. And a high score would not be guaranteed. Enter Huffman’s White privilege. Not only was
Billionaire Robert F. Smith has made good on his promise. On Friday, Morehouse College officials noted that Smith has paid off the loans that the graduating Class of 2019 accumulated at the tune of $34 million. He made the pledge during his commencement address back in May. And now, Smith—the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners—has agreed to also pay the debt that the parents and guardians of
At the end of her acceptance speech for best actress at the 90th annual Academy Awards in 2018, Frances McDormand said, “I have two words for you: inclusion rider.” That phrase, which puzzled many viewers at the time, is now part of the lexicon of scholarly research, including a recent UCLA study, which found that “current status quo approaches to addressing the entertainment industry’s diversity problem have failed to move
A partnership between the Southern University Law Center and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana has led to the establishment of the Native American Law and Policy Institute (NALPI). The Institute offers Federal Indian law courses, seminars and conferences including the Louisiana Rural Economic Development Summit and the Tribal Sovereignty Symposium, according to Southern University Law Center officials. Southern University is the first historically Black college and university to have
The NCAA has long prohibited athletes and athletics-staff members from such wagering. With sports betting now permitted in more than a dozen states, colleges may need other guidelines.
Decades ago, Nancy Hopkins spearheaded successful efforts to advance equity for women on the elite campus. Now she reflects on what has, and hasnâ€™t, changed.
â€œWe recognize that this will be disappointing to nearly everyone,â€ the universityâ€™s associate dean of graduate education wrote in an email.
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