A professor at the University of the District of Columbia took a scientific interest in teaching and, in his work with one student in particular, found humanity in the profession.
The Digital Campus
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How Far Can Trustees Go?
Wallace Hall may face impeachment for what some call a vendetta against the president of the University of Texas at Austin.
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In the News
Voter-approved prohibitions on race-conscious admissions pass constitutional muster, the court said in a ruling on a Michigan ballot measure.
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