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Student raises more than $70K to start women’s scholarship in response to professor’s viral remarks

A student at Boise State University in Idaho has raised more than $70,000 to begin a scholarship program for women in engineering, law and medicine in response to one of the university’s professor’s saying women shouldn’t be recruited in those fields. 

Ally Orr, a senior, created a GoFundMe to fund and establish the Women in STEM, Medicine and Law Scholarship at Boise State University, which will be awarded annually to a woman studying in these fields beginning this fall. 

“I never want a girl to look online and say, ‘Oh look, a professor who teaches in higher education says I

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‘We wanted to do something in his memory’: Ellicott City parents start scholarship at River Hill after son’s death

Jeff and Tricia Mercy stand outside their Ellicott City home Tuesday with a picture of their son Lance who died in a car accident last May. The Mercys have started an annual scholarship for a River Hill High School senior football or boys lacrosse player who excels in the classroom to honor Lance. (Brian Krista/Baltimore Sun Media)

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