US universities

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Being Black and British means something else now I’m at an Ivy League university | Amandla Thomas-Johnson
The responses to my London accent show how UK Black culture is changing perceptions in the US – but only for some, says PhD student and writer Amandla Thomas-Johnson

Amandla Thomas-Johnson

10, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Bomb threats at seven HBCUs force students to evacuate or shelter in place
Targeted historically Black colleges and universities spanned six states and DC as police warned that at least one had been ‘very real’

Alexandra Villarreal

05, Jan, 2022 @7:48 PM

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US law professor condemned for ‘white supremacist’ comments by own dean
Professor Amy Wax of the University of Pennsylvania’s law school made racist remarks about ‘Asian elites’ and immigration

Erum Salam

05, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The new anti-woke academics say the universities are 'broken'. But they aren't giving up their tenured day jobs | Julia Carrie Wong
The anti-woke institution has no campus, no course catalog, no students, no accreditation. It does have a website

Julia Carrie Wong

17, Nov, 2021 @10:52 PM

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Bari Weiss: I hear congratulations on your Palestine Studies department are in order? | Moustafa Bayoumi
I mean, sure, you haven’t announced it yet. But your new ‘free speech’ university will obviously welcome cancelled pro-Palestine scholars … right?

Moustafa Bayoumi

12, Nov, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Another reckoning over sexual assault in US colleges is starting. Officials must listen | Moira Donegan
School administrations seem to endanger survivors’ access to education more often than they hold their abusers accountable

Moira Donegan

31, Oct, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Liberty University faces new scrutiny over handling of sexual assault claims
The conservative Christian institution, already rocked by scandal of former president Jerry Falwell, faces claims by dozens of women

Edward Helmore in Lynchburg, Virginia

31, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Rats, mold, roaches: Howard students stage sit-in over housing conditions
Students at historically Black college in DC say conditions are deplorable and would rather sleep at student center than dorms

Gloria Oladipo

25, Oct, 2021 @10:30 AM

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‘Rugby was a lifeline’: Bipoc group seeks to establish game in US Black colleges
As the USA play the All Blacks in Washington, a nonprofit named in part for the league great Clive Sullivan aims to install the oval ball at Howard, Morgan State, Bowie State and UDC

Martin Pengelly in Washington

23, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Chadwick Boseman: Howard University and Netflix create $5.4m scholarship honoring actor
Widow of Black Panther star hails opportunity to support young artists through Boseman’s alma mater

Maya Yang in New York

04, Oct, 2021 @9:53 PM

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US rightwing group targets academics with Professor Watchlist
Turning Point USA’s list gains fresh attention after it expands and some notice it disproportionately names academics of color

Adam Gabbatt

17, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Abolish Trump-era ‘China Initiative’, academics urge, amid racial profiling criticism
Stanford University professors say the programme is fuelling racism and harming US competitiveness, rather than uncovering spies in universities

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @2:00 AM

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