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By Jeffrey Brown, Courtney Norris, Dorothy Hastings
Sen. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asked Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson during her Supreme Court confirmation hearings March 23 if she would recuse herself from an upcoming case involving admissions at Jackson's alma mater of Harvard University, where she also sits…
By News Desk
Harvard announced the move Thursday amid concerns about students' access to testing sites during the pandemic. It extends a policy many colleges have adopted during the pandemic and that a growing number are keeping for years to come.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
A federal appeals in court has upheld a district court decision clearing Harvard University of intentional discrimination against Asian American applicants.
The universities contend that the directive violates the Administrative Procedures Act because officials failed to offer a reasonable basis justifying the policy and because the public was not given notice to comment on it.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, U.S. health officials have ramped up efforts to contain the spread of a deadly virus outbreak that started in China. Twenty airports and other sites will now monitor for sick travelers; Sec. of Health and…
By Michael Melia, Associated Press
To student activists, the request showed a disregard for students living in the country illegally. Student groups circulated a petition demanding an apology and some, including the Harvard College Democrats, said they would refuse to speak to the publication.
U.S. District Judge Allison D. Burroughs said in her decision that Harvard's admissions process is "not perfect" but passes constitutional muster.
The Harvard admissions trial in Boston concluded Friday and it could have implications for affirmative action nationwide. The case alleges that qualified Asian-American applicants were denied admission because Harvard used other, non-academic measures to keep their numbers down. William Brangham…
By Maria Danilova, Eric Tucker, Collin Binkley, Associated Press
The Justice Department said in a court filing that Harvard has failed to demonstrate that it does not discriminate on the basis of race.
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