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Trump administration considers rollback of anti-discrimination rules
January 3, 2019
The Trump administration is considering a far-reaching rollback of civil rights law that would dilute federal rules against discrimination in education, housing and other aspects of American life, people familiar with the discussions said.

Potential Breakthrough Against Racist Trolling
January 3, 2019
Advocates hope a new legal settlement between a former neo-Nazi and a black college student may help other students who find themselves facing digital hate.

A Direct Contradiction
December 13, 2018
Lawyers and Title IX practitioners have identified potential conflicts between the Trump administration's new proposed regulations on the gender discrimination law and state policy.

The Impact of Female Chairs
November 14, 2018
What a difference a chair makes: study finds female chairs improve departments' gender diversity and equity.

Holistic Approach Needed to Change Workplace Culture To Prevent Harassment, Experts Tell EEOC
October 31, 2018
WASHINGTON - Employers can take concrete steps to change their workplace cultures to prevent harassment

White Americans Were Affirmative Action’s Original Beneficiaries. Now, Many of Them Want It Dead
October 24, 2018
Affirmative action is dying a slow death, and its goals are far from realized.

Heterogeneity and team performance: Evaluating the effect of cultural diversity in the world’s top soccer league
July 23, 2018
Questions regarding the costs and benefits of diversity for organizational performance not only affect the management of teams in sports but also broader debates over immigration, university admissions, and business hiring decisions.

On France's World Cup roster, soccer DNA outranks national origins
July 14, 2018
To the French national motto liberté, égalité, fraternité you can probably go ahead and add diversité, at least as far as its soccer team is concerned.

Ending Honor for Disgraced Scientist
June 30, 2018
After extensive study, Pitt moves to change name of building that houses its public health program -- a name that currently honors the U.S. surgeon general who oversaw the Tuskegee experiment.

What a Professor Can't Say
March 15, 2018
Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.