* But Separate & Unequal, a recent report by Anthony Carnevale and Jeff Strohl, reveals a disturbing reality. The report makes abundantly clear that over the last 15 years higher education has been a source of increasing racial inequality. Focusing on African-Americans and Latinos, Carnevale and Strohl show that although minority enrollment has increased at a greater rate than has growth in white enrollment, this growth has been disproportionately in the poorest, and least selective, higher education institutions. (9-10, 16-21)
* Undergraduates are significantly more likely to major in a field if they have an inspiring and caring faculty member in their introduction to the field. And they are equally likely to write off a field based on a single negative experience with a professor.
* Robbers used special effects masks to disguise themselves as white. If the robbers had been just a bit smarter about this, it seems like it would have worked.