Mar 15, 2018
Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.


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February 9, 2018

Instructor suspended after using slur. Does it matter if he was singing along to a song a student played in class?

February 8, 2018

Two major journals experiment with "registered reports," agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results. Could this be a model for others, and one solution to the reproducibility crisis?

February 6, 2018

Description of conservative group's gathering said immigration has turned U.S. into "porcelain receptacle for other nations’ wretched refuse." Group said rhetoric was intentionally hyperbolic, and that students canceled the event.

February 6, 2018

Scholar at respected professional organization sets off Twitter furor by questioning new book on technology and discrimination that he later admitted he hadn't read. 

February 5, 2018

At Colorado State, skirmishes follow a speech, and anger follows anti-immigrant posters. At Tennessee, concerns arise over a room booked under apparently false pretenses. Colorado State president issues statement saying, "A Nazi is a Nazi is a Nazi."

February 5, 2018

Study counters widely held views about how students' political views change when they arrive in college.

February 2, 2018

Kenyon professor calls off original play about cultural insensitivity amid criticism that it's culturally insensitive.

January 31, 2018

After a major editorial flap, history's premier journal announces a series of changes aimed at diversifying viewpoints and contributors.

January 30, 2018

At national gathering of educators, many see erosion of opportunity -- even as data show continuing impact of earning a college degree.

January 25, 2018

Study finds that a given discipline's perceived gender bias plays the biggest role in whether women choose to major in it.


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