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Oct 30, 2018
An ambitious research effort spanning much of Illinois has its eyes set on Chicago as a new "hub" that could bring together the state's largest public and private universities.

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October 30, 2018

An ambitious research effort spanning much of Illinois has its eyes set on Chicago as a new "hub" that could bring together the state's largest public and private universities.

October 22, 2018

New study suggests that the practice -- dominant in some fields -- unfairly penalizes those whose last names are at the end.

October 17, 2018

New annual data from the College Board show that college tuition and fees have moderated since the recession, with public college prices dropping slightly this year. But they may rise again soon.

September 10, 2018

University of Arizona psychologist is under scrutiny for taking money from an organization founded to support research in eugenics.

July 25, 2018

The Charles Koch Foundation pledges to make future grant terms public, but critics still want to know more about past agreements -- specifically whether they allowed the foundation a role in faculty hiring or curricular decisions.

April 30, 2018

Prominent psychologist apologizes and resigns as journal editor over allegations of aggressive self-citation and more.

February 16, 2018

Scholarly society for engineers and technologists is on blast once again for allegedly minimizing the work of female historians who write about bias against women in technology.

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?

January 23, 2018

A late Southern Illinois professor's findings on a potential vaccine for herpes looked promising, until it was revealed he'd proceeded with a risky human trial with no oversight.

December 20, 2017

New study of economics professors' research effort and impact says they're not exactly "swinging for the fences" after getting tenure.

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