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UNM apologizes for 'offensive, discriminatory' question in email

KOB.com Web Staff
February 16, 2017 10:20 PM

The University of New Mexico has apologized after a question for graduate students sparked uproar.

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UNM sent an email around 8 a.m. Thursday asking "Are you smarter than your international peers?" The email reminded students to take a standardized assessment to measure things like literacy and problem-solving.

About seven hours later, another email came out apologizing for that slogan and saying flyers and posters have also been removed. The message states "We now realize how the initial slogan could be interpreted as offensive, discriminatory, exclusive, and polarizing."

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