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October 10, 2018
Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

October 10, 2018
Students love them, but many campuses are struggling to regulate scooters and are impounding them.

October 10, 2018
A second instructor at the University of Michigan declines to write a letter for a student to study in Israel, citing support for the boycott, and a first professor who refused to write a letter is disciplined. Meanwhile, Israel has detained and ordered the deportation of a U.S. student for her support for the boycott movement.

October 10, 2018
Students in California drafted a bill to urge publishers to reveal how their textbooks changed between editions. The students convinced lawmakers to adopt the legislation. But will publishers comply?

October 9, 2018
Gallup finds unusually large drop -- primarily but not exclusively among Republicans -- between 2015 and 2018.

October 9, 2018
University of Maryland's president was told about alleged abuse in the football program almost two years ago -- well before an athlete died. New reports include coaches working players until they vomited, mocking them and forcing them to watch grisly videos of animal deaths.

October 9, 2018
A Japanese café chain plans to spread among Ivy League and other top campuses, offering free coffee and tea in exchange for students' personal information and consent to be contacted by companies.

October 9, 2018
Author discusses her new book on classics and misogyny in the digital era.

October 9, 2018
Bennington College is starting an M.F.A. in public action. Clarkson University is starting an interdisciplinary bachelor's program in mathematical economics. College of New Jersey is starting an M.B.A. program.

October 8, 2018
Record $50 million gift to Saint Louis University gave donors the right to help pick head of research institute and give that person a faculty title. Professors see dangerous erosion of academic values.

October 8, 2018
Arts and sciences faculty sticks with a three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink their language requirements.

October 8, 2018
Students have -- at least for now -- halted a popular weekly event at Williams College, fearing that it pressures minority students to share their lives in uncomfortable ways.

October 8, 2018
The Trump administration's changes to a key transparency tool have frustrated even some supporters among veterans' groups.

October 5, 2018
You've probably never heard of the black student at Humboldt State who was killed in 2017 and whose murder remains unsolved -- even as journalists nationwide publicized the disappearance and murder of Mollie Tibbets, a white Iowa student.

October 5, 2018
Colgate offers up its own statement on campus speech, arguing that it's not just what you say, it's how you say it.

October 5, 2018
An Auburn University professor is suing the institution, alleging he was punished for helping uncover how many football players enrolled in the public administration major.

October 5, 2018
As student demand for mental health services grows, more colleges turn to platform addressing student “wellness.” But mental health experts say these tools should supplement, not replace, in-person services.

October 5, 2018
Team of scholars uncovered thousands of suspected abusers, but some say they would have found more if not for the limits they accepted on their work.

October 4, 2018
Amid reports about jokes and comments viewed as insulting or worse, Boston Architectural College faculty and staff members get few answers after closely guarded investigation of president results in minor changes.

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