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DeVos Launches Investigation Into Allegations Of Anti-Semitism At Duke And UNC Conference

Betsy DeVos addresses department of education 02-08-2017]

The Department of Education announced Monday it will investigate a March conference hosted by Duke University and the University of North Carolina accused of displaying anti-Semitic and anti-Israel bias. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced in a letter to Republican North Carolina Rep. George Holding that she is launching an investigation into the matter. Her letter followed Holding’s April 15 ...

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Duke University Agrees to Pay U.S. $112.5 Million Settlement Related to Scientific Research Misconduct

Duke University has agreed to pay the government $112.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting applications and progress reports that contained falsified research on federal grants to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Justice Department announced today. “The resources utilized by NIH and EPA to ...

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Duke Prof Tells Students Not To Speak Chinese To Improve English. She Was Asked To Step Down From Leadership Role As A Result

A Duke University professor was asked to step down from an administrative role following an email she sent to students Friday, advising them not to speak Chinese in order to improve on speaking English and better their chances of getting jobs. Megan Neely, an assistant professor for Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, sent the email after receiving complaints from two unnamed professors ...

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