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Prof: University Bars Whites From STEM Program

The University of Cincinnati changed the language of its STEM program to exclude white and Asian students, an economics professor alleged to The College Fix.

A new complaint of discrimination was filed against the University of Cincinnati’s STEM program to the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) by professor emeritus of economics at the University of Michigan-Flint Mark Perry, The College Fix reported. The new filing comes after OCR closed the original investigation into Perry’s sex-based discrimination complaint against the university in 2020, saying the program was no longer gender-specific.

UPRISE, the university’s STEM program, is meant to provide research opportunities to “talented UC undergraduates from under-represented groups,” the website reads. The program originally was titled “Research Experience for Women Undergraduates,” The College Fix reported. Read more…

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