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July 15, 2008

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1) Vote For Petition Could Endanger UNMC Diversity Program
Staff
Article, KETV 7 Omaha
July 8, 2008
Diversity programs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center give undergraduate college students the opportunity to get hands-on experience, but the program could suffer if voters approve an affirmative action petition in November.
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2) SIUC Faculty Senate Mulls Over Resolutions
Scott Fitzgerald
Article, The Southern
July 8, 2008
The senate did not take a vote on either of the resolutions which address diversity, affirmative action and the hiring of academic affairs administrators. They tabled each resolution for further review, discussion and possible rewrites.
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3) Boosting Opportunities
Jennifer Robison
Article, Las Vegas Review-Journal
July 13, 2008
The Las Vegas Valley is a hotbed of entrepreneurial activity, with a near-constant stream of accolades anointing it one of the nation's best markets for startup businesses. And a fair number of businesspeople flocking to the city for new opportunities are minorities.
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