University Of Minnesota Restricts White Students From Research Program
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- The University of Minnesota was the subject of a civil rights complaint last week for enacting a research program that offers applicants a $6,000 stipend but is restricted to students of color.
- The Multicultural Summer Research Opportunities Program, which the school describes as an “intensive 10 week summer program in which undergraduate students of color work full-time with a faculty mentor on a research project,” is explicitly restricted to those who “identify as a student of color or Native American.”
- Participants, who were asked for their demographic information as part of the application, receive a $6,000 stipend for personal and research expenses and another stipend provided to the faculty adviser for the research.
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