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‘Last Mile Grants’ a Saving Grace for LeMoyne-Owen Students

‘Last Mile Grants’ a Saving Grace for LeMoyne-Owen Students

November 13, 2018

“The Last Mile grant itself not only makes it possible for me to finish my education on an undergraduate level, but it did something for me on the inside because it lets me know that all things are possible,” said Jones, a minister and campus leader who is one semester away from graduation.
“The Last Mile grant itself not only makes it possible for me to finish my education on an undergraduate level, but it did something for me on the inside because it lets me know that all things are possible,” said Jones, a minister and campus leader who is one semester away from graduation.

November 13, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Making a Statement on Diversity Statements

Making a Statement on Diversity Statements

November 12, 2018

Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate.
Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate.

November 12, 2018

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The Washington Post

Pepperdine Students Sheltered in Place as Wildfire Raged Around the Malibu Campus

Pepperdine Students Sheltered in Place as Wildfire Raged Around the...

November 12, 2018

Pepperdine University’s 3,600 undergraduates were ordered to shelter in place Friday as a wildfire closed in on the Malibu campus. The Woolsey fire has forced evacuations, but Pepperdine students were urged to shelter in one of two buildings on campus — a decision that frightened some parents and students despite reassurances from the university that it was advised by fire officials.
Pepperdine University’s 3,600 undergraduates were ordered to shelter in place Friday as a wildfire closed in on the Malibu campus. The Woolsey fire has forced evacuations, but Pepperdine students were urged to shelter in one of two buildings on campus — a decision that frightened some parents and students despite reassurances from the university that it was advised by fire officials.

November 12, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Is Artistic Freedom a Lost Cause?

Is Artistic Freedom a Lost Cause?

November 12, 2018

Mary Baldwin shut down an art exhibit after two days when some students said images were racist. But artists say their work was about -- but decidedly not supporting -- the glorification of the Confederacy.
Mary Baldwin shut down an art exhibit after two days when some students said images were racist. But artists say their work was about -- but decidedly not supporting -- the glorification of the Confederacy.

November 12, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Georgetown Grad Assistants Form Union

Georgetown Grad Assistants Form Union

November 12, 2018

Graduate assistants at Georgetown University voted 555 to 108 to form a union affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the university and the union announced in a joint statement Friday. Approximately 1,100 students were eligible to vote. 
Graduate assistants at Georgetown University voted 555 to 108 to form a union affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the university and the union announced in a joint statement Friday. Approximately 1,100 students were eligible to vote. 

November 12, 2018

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