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Academics push back against attorney general's misrepresentation of their study

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Attorney general railed against crime in sanctuary cities, citing two professors’ work. But his claims are contrary to their conclusions.

American Bar Association receives pushback on tenure proposal

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The ABA wants to end a rule that assures law schools have the majority of courses taught by full-timers. While some say this would minimize costs, others see an erosion of quality.

Historian alleges coordinated criticism of her latest book, which is critical of radical right

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Historian alleges coordinated criticism of her latest book, which is critical of radical right, from many who have received Koch funding.

New paper from the editorial board of @womenalsoknow explains the initiative

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New paper explains effort to fight gender bias in political science, and, perhaps, in other disciplines as well.

Frustrated with Washington, scientists and academics jump into electoral politics

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Professors and others with science backgrounds are running for Congress, trying to reverse Trump and Republican leaders’ policies.

American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

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American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

Carl Wieman makes an evidence-based plea for better science instruction in new book

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Carl Wieman makes an evidence-based plea for better science instruction in a new book on what might be his grandest experiment yet.

Trinity College in Connecticut puts Johnny Eric Williams on leave over controversial comments about race

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Trinity College in Connecticut places Johnny Eric Williams on leave over controversial comments about race. Faculty groups say college is undermining academic freedom.

Professors are often political lightning rods but now are facing new threats over their views, particularly on race

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Professors are often lightning rods, but many see a new menace to academic freedom in recent physical threats against faculty members who speak out on race and other issues.

Colleges face challenges when producing historical theater

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Native American walkout from the University of Wyoming’s production of The Fantasticks illustrates challenges facing college drama.

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