Women

Max Planck institutes create research positions for which only women may apply

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Max Planck is latest European institution to embrace hiring strategy that limits certain openings to female candidates.

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Yale strikes 'freshman,' 'upperclassman' from official publications

Yale jumps on to the growing trend of  gender-neutral terminology for students. 

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Tensions grow over harassment allegations at University of Rochester

Professor who has been accused won’t be teaching this semester. President apologizes for comparing charges to fake ones published by Rolling Stone.

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Study says multiple factors work together to drive women away from STEM

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Paper finds that bad grades on their own aren’t enough to prompt a change of major, and neither is the environment, but problems arise when those factors compound one other.

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Author discusses new book on gender and value of higher education

Author discusses new book on how the value of higher education is discussed -- and how issues of gender influence that discussion.

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California Supreme Court rejects appeal of ruling that permits Deep Springs to admit women

California Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from alumni trying to block admission of women. Could six years of litigation be nearing an end?

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Study finds women in economics write papers that are more readable, but face longer publication delays

Female economists write papers that are more readable than those produced by their male counterparts but take significantly longer to get published, study finds.

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California appeals court rules Deep Springs College may admit women

An unusually small and rigorous college has been trying to become coeducational since 2011. A California appeals court might make that possible.

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Study finds women don't get same credit men do for co-authored papers

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Study of economics faculty members finds that men get credit where women do not.

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