Do male professors need and seek out attention from their female students? A popular feminist blogger thinks so, as do many of her Twitter followers.
Many professors are outraged over an e-mail sent to an academic blogger and over the way Scientific American removed her post describing what happened.
Everyone seems to have a theory as to why humanities majors are disappearing. One doctoral student thinks the trend is due to women's widening career paths. His notion is gaining traction.
Georgia State will test idea that assuring a set percentage of slots on the syllabus for female philosophers will attract more female students to the discipline.
Jason Richwine quit Heritage Foundation amid controversy over his Harvard dissertation on race and IQ. Critics are now raising questions about work by a Michigan State physicist and vice president.
Professors rally behind a high school teacher who says No Child Left Behind has created a generation of test-takers unprepared for higher education.
A university librarian finds himself sued for questioning the quality of an academic press.
A Columbia professor got very detailed on his website about what he expects of his graduate students. Some praise his clarity, but others have been taken aback by his strict rules.
American Sociological Association tries to figure out the gender choices members should get to categorize themselves -- and the process is far from simple.
University of New Mexico censures Geoffrey Miller, a psychology professor, for his infamous fat-shaming tweet. He will be barred from admissions decisions and must undergo sensitivity training.
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