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Jan 04, 2019
First 'Dreamer' to win Rhodes scholarship, South Korean Harvard graduate Jin Park fears he may not be able to return to USJin Park, 22-year-old, who lives in New York City, risks not being allowed back in the country if he enrolls at the University of Oxford in England in the fall
Oct 25, 2018
US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American studentsAn influential Republican lawmaker on Wednesday urged the Trump administration to bring an end to discrimination against Asian-American students applying for admission to higher educational institutions in the US.
Oct 16, 2018
Harvard legal team denies discrimination against Asian Americans as court showdown revives race debate in US college admissionsHarvard University intentionally uses a vague "personal rating" to reject Asian-American applicants in favor of students from other racial backgrounds, according to a trial that started Monday and carries weighty implications for dozens of other U.S. colleges.
Oct 10, 2018
Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider raceA group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.
Sep 26, 2018
Indian Americans donated $1.2 billion to 37 US universities in last 18 years, says research reportIndian Americans donated $1.2 billion to 37 US universities between 2000 and 2018, according to an Indiaspora research of publicly available information from 68 such donations of more than $1 million.
Sep 13, 2018
US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection ruleDemocratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia have won a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.
Aug 30, 2018
Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.
Aug 27, 2018
Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans enough to push for legal fight as immigration takes centerstage in US midtermsThe U.S. Department of Justice is backing a 2014 lawsuit against Harvard University by Asian-American applicants, who say the Ivy League college unlawfully suppresses the number of Asians admitted. The DOJ also said last year it would investigate a May 2015 complaint filed against Harvard by a coalition of Asian-American groups.
Jul 17, 2018
Google Doodle marks the birthday of Georges Lemaitre, founder of Big Bang theoryLemaitre had accurately estimated a numerical value which was later known as the Hubble Constant.
Jul 10, 2018
Jayant Sinha garlands Ramgarh lynching convicts: Rahul Gandhi shares petition seeking withdrawal of minister's 'Harvard alumni status'The petition states that Jayant Sinha recently garlanded the convicts in the Ramgarh lynching case and his actions have "shocked the nation".