Tag: Social issues

Wealthy USC donors revolt after interim president pushes out top dean over handling of …

LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California vowed to improve accountability and transparency in the wake of a scandal earlier this year in which the longtime campus gynecologist was… Read more »

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

OAKFIELD, N.Y. — Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty. A company wants to alter farm animals by adding and subtracting… Read more »

2 scholars due to speak at Harvard barred from leaving China

A researcher at a prominent Chinese think tank repeatedly targeted by the Communist government said Monday he and the organization’s director have been barred from leaving the country. Jiang Hao… Read more »

Harvard Students, Alumni Defend Value of Diversity on Campus

They extolled the value of a diverse campus in enriching their college experiences and said they supported the university’s consideration of race in admissions decisions. “It’s my story and I should be… Read more »

The Latest: University of California workers start strike

The Latest on a strike by thousands of University of California workers(all times local): 7:30 a.m. More than 15,000 University of California radiology technicians, pharmacists and other medical workers have… Read more »

93 women accuse former USC doctor of sex abuse

FILE – In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, people enter the University of Southern California’s Engemann Student Health Center in Los Angeles. Nearly 100 women who contend that… Read more »

Harvard emails illuminate power of wealth in admissions

By Collin Binkley | AP October 17 at 6:31 PM BOSTON — A federal trial alleging bias against Harvard University underscored a cold truth of the school’s admissions process on Wednesday: that… Read more »