Graduate students

Columbia says it's open to collective bargaining with its graduate student union -- with some caveats

In reversal, Columbia says it's open to collective bargaining with its graduate student union -- with some caveats. Brown U graduate students vote to unionize.

Federal complaint against Dartmouth says the college repeatedly ignored reports of three professors' 'Animal House' behavior

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Federal complaint says college repeatedly ignored reports of three former professors' "Animal House" behavior in harassing students.

Paper finds female chairs benefit departments' gender diversity and equity

What a difference a chair makes: study finds female chairs improve departments' gender diversity and equity.

Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage

Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target.

Large-scale humanities Ph.D. tracking effort finds that they'd do it all over again, if given the choice

Large-scale humanities Ph.D. tracking effort finds most would do it all over again, if given the choice, and that these Ph.D.s believe their programs prepared them for diverse career paths, especially after the first few years following graduation.

Why one academic spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment cases, names and all

Why one scientist spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment findings, names and all.

Cornell MBA students vote for grade nondisclosure in recruitment

Cornell joins the growing number of highly selective institutions whose business schools have adopted nondisclosure policies concerning grades and recruitment.

Some say the particulars of the Ronell harassment case are moot, in that it all comes down to power

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The messy NYU case -- in which a feminist scholar is accused, and in which evidence continues to come out -- morphs into a debate about academic stars.

Study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may build research output

New study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may actually build research confidence and output.

Study finds recommendation letters inadvertently signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men

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Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances.

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