Misconduct

What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academia tell us about the problem

What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academe tell us about the problem?

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A termination, a suspension and a celebration -- all over allegations of faculty misconduct

A professor is set to challenge his termination over sexual harassment next week as another across the country was placed on leave. On yet another campus, students celebrate the recent departure of a professor found to have committed misconduct.

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Boston U moves to terminate professor after investigation into sexual harassment claims

Boston U moves to terminate professor after high-profile investigation into claims that he harassed a former graduate student in Antarctica in 1999.

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Greenpeace investigation alleges that climate change skeptics are for hire by industry

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Greenpeace investigation alleges that academic supporters of fossil fuels are willing to pen industry-friendly research for a fee.

UT-Austin scrutinizes ethics of controversial same-sex parenting study

UT-Austin launches administrative inquiry into integrity of controversial study about children of same-sex couples.

Professor who studies pederasty sues students who've said he's sympathetic to pedophilia

Professor who studies pederasty sues students who've said he's sympathetic to pedophiles. Fellow classicists argue that he's treading into dicey legal and ethical territory in trying to police expression.

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Computer scientist Richard Stallman leaves MIT amid controversial remarks about the Epstein case

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Free Software Foundation founder and MIT visiting professor Richard Stallman steps down over controversial remarks about the Epstein case and -- deeper in his past -- about pedophilia.

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MeTooSTEM group and its leader face criticism from former members

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Former members of the advocacy nonprofit say that it's not inclusive and lacks transparency. Its leader says there's room for other voices and groups in science's antiharassment movement.

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Professor sues Wesleyan U, saying it failed to act against students who falsely called him a sexual 'predator'

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Professor sues Wesleyan U, saying it failed to act against students who falsely called him a "sexual predator" for two years.

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Roosevelt U students take to social media to complain about a professor of theater they say has long been "abusive"

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Roosevelt U students take to social media to complain about a professor of theater they say has long been "abusive."

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