When being heterosexual is presumed even in doctors’ offices, those who identify otherwise can feel marginalized and less likely to seek medical care, contributing to health problems that include high rates of depression, suicidal behavior, alcohol and drug use and inadequate health screenings, LGBTQ advocates say.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A month after delaying a decision, Louisiana’s higher education policy-making board voted Wednesday to bolster its minimum admission standards for public universities by adding the threat of financial penalties for campuses that disobey the requirements.
The US Department of Education launched an investigation into two universities, Harvard and Yale, after reporting that the two universities had received funds from foreign countries that exceeded $250,000 – the amount required to be reported to the government.
Despite producing the majority of the country’s black students with degrees in STEM, historically black colleges and universities barely see investments and donations when compared to other universities and colleges.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years due to concerns over bullying and the test discriminating against disabled and non-binary students.
On the heels of growing tensions between China and the US, lawmakers and other national leaders are urging the many universities that host Confucius Institutes to shut down the institutes that offer Chinese language and culture programs.
Yale is getting rid of its art history course, which covers the evolution of art, after students and faculty noticed that the course largely focuses on the contributions of white artists more than any other artists.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville’s Belmont University on Tuesday announced plans to merge with the city’s Watkins College of Art, with Watkins students starting classes at Belmont beginning in August.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who have spent time in foster care are far more likely than other adults to lack a college degree, health insurance and a stable health care provider, according to a new federal analysis that is unprecedented in its scope.
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