Cornell U. task force floats a proposal that would replace the standard intro to biology course with more specialized courses for majors.
As the only North American member of the Teacher Training Network for Iraq, U. of Alberta hosts Iraqi professors.
As opponents of scientific consensus make free expression claims, a professor who wrote book to reconcile faith with evolution is banned from teaching general biology or having his book taught.
2 groups urge universities that engage in biomedical research to adopt policies on institutional conflicts within two years and toughen standards on individual financial interests.
Historically, if a front in the culture wars didn't originate on a college campus, its battles eventually reached the ivory tower one way or another.
California lawmakers move to enact new protections for scientists facing harassment and worse from animal rights extremists.
Northern Kentucky U. to hold mock trial for fictional high school teacher fired for teaching creationism -- with the audience as jury. Is the university bolstering discussion of tough issues or undercutting science?
The Republican campaign has moved beyond mocking research on bear DNA to attacking a new research earmark -- and some scientists have had enough.
Arizona court revives suit on Native American samples -- allegedly used for studies that differ from what donors agreed to. Issues could apply broadly in social and biological sciences.
New research suggests that faculty members focused on pedagogy as well as their disciplines may improve student learning.
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