Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Mar 16, 2018
Cal State Northridge professor says she hasn't returned to the classroom after an online threat because the university hasn't made her feel safe.


Aug. 18, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles focuses on the topic of “Campus Safety.”

The PDF booklet includes articles by Inside Higher Ed's reporters and essays by contributors from the field.

You may download the free booklet here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of TMS, ScholarChip, and Zebra.


October 18, 2017

University of Minnesota's revisions of its sexual harassment and assault policies draw praise and raise concerns about letting bystanders off the hook.

October 11, 2017

Students storm a professor’s class at Columbia to protest the university’s handling of rape cases. It’s unclear if the students involved will face consequences.

October 9, 2017

“The Case for Colonialism” has been revoked -- not over claims of shoddy scholarship or publication irregularities but rather threats to the journal editor. Some call it a disturbing precedent that could make academics less safe.

September 26, 2017

Federal panel blocks suspension of University of Cincinnati graduate student, saying institution did not respect his constitutional rights after he was accused of sexual assault.

September 22, 2017

PETA goes after a Yale postdoc for her research on birds, and some academics cry foul.

September 19, 2017

After fatal shooting of a student, experts question why Georgia Tech doesn’t arm its officers with stun guns.

September 13, 2017

A prominent journal that already accepted a controversial study about using computers to "read" sexuality based on a photo is further scrutinizing the paper after intense public backlash.

September 12, 2017

New paper on artificial intelligence that can (mostly) correctly pick self-identified gays and lesbians based on photos has been called nearly everything -- from bad science to an important “wake-up call.”

August 30, 2017

University of Tampa fires a professor who suggested Texas deserved the hurricane for helping put President Trump in the White House.

August 29, 2017

Dartmouth professors ask president to apologize for his "disavowal" of of a controversial scholar who writes about and is sympathetic to "antifa" activism.


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