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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November 1, 2017

Senior faculty members on three campuses face disciplinary action or resign over harassment allegations. Some observers see movement in the right direction but say academe still has a ways to go in ending the “academic casting couch.”

October 31, 2017

Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics? Recent filing at University of Washington could be beginning of a new round of organizing.

October 30, 2017

Clemson student government vice president, who is black, says he faces impeachment trial because he wouldn’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

October 27, 2017

Study suggests women with male partners face bias in searches for junior faculty members.

October 27, 2017

Recalling a case at Oberlin College, Rutgers investigates a professor for anti-Semitic Facebook comments he says he can't be sure he made.

October 27, 2017

Colleges are pilloried each October by conservative media for being overly concerned about students offended by Halloween costumes. But do those stories miss the hands-off approach colleges often take?

October 25, 2017

Sociology has reputation for diversity and inclusion, including at its conferences. So a preliminary, nearly all-male list of featured speakers for an upcoming meeting sparked criticism -- and backlash over gender equity and collegiality.

October 25, 2017

A professor considers how he should advise such a student applying to Ph.D. programs in a STEM field.

October 24, 2017

About that peer-review crisis … There isn’t one, at least in terms of quantity, according to a new study of article submissions and reviews completed in the social sciences. But those who write many papers might not be reviewing their fair share.

October 24, 2017

Study suggests high school teachers’ attitudes are not colorblind and influence who succeeds in higher education.


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