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July 14, 2005

U. of California pulls out of national scholarship program in which PSAT scores alone determine the semifinalists.

July 14, 2005

Report documents advances by women in history departments -- and lingering impact of sexism, both overt and subtle, on careers.

July 13, 2005

President faces a crowd of professors and graduate students angry over university's plan to end its TA union.

July 13, 2005

Anthropologist enrolls as a new student at her university, moves into a dorm and emerges a changed professor.

July 13, 2005

University concedes defeat in its bid to remove the word "Confederate" from the name on a building.

July 12, 2005

Growing up in a moderate income area near San Diego, Arnold Cuenca had an interest in and aptitude for science in high school. But as he contemplated potential careers, he, like most of his peers, was encouraged to enter the military or take a job right out of high school -- paths most of his peers chose. His mom was a nurse, though, and that got him thinking about being a doctor. "Other than my mom, I had nothing to encourage me to become a health professional -- I didn't know what medicine was," says Cuenca.

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