U. Maryland rewrites ‘underrepresented minorities’ scholarship after College Fix inquiry

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The College Fix on May 7, 2024 and is crossposted here with permission. The University of Maryland rewrote a new scholarship for “underrepresented minorities” following a College Fix inquiry. The School of Pharmacy, located in Baltimore, sought “applicants for five scholarships for students who are underrepresented in regulatory science that start in […]

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Maryland Regrets the End of Racial Discrimination

The higher education community awaited a Supreme Court decision regarding campus admissions with great anxiety. After the Court issued Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College (SFFA) banning such racial discrimination, many campuses deplored it and sought ways to avoid its effect. An official letter to the “Dear Terrapin Community” […]

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Uh-Oh–The First Loophole in Student Loan Debt

Carol Todd of Nottingham, Maryland, persuaded a bankruptcy judge in Baltimore to “discharge”–that is, wipe the slate clean on–nearly $340,000 in student loan debt. The grounds were that she has Asperger’s Syndrome, a mild form of autism that apparently prevents her from getting or keeping a steady job. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gordon ruled on […]

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