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Tenure Awarded ... at Gettysburg, Washington College, Wilkes, Winthrop

The following colleges have awarded professors tenure recently. Gettysburg College Michael Caldwell, biology Rachel Lesser, classics William O’Hara, music Alecea...
A photograph of the University of California, San Diego's Marine Conservation and Technology Facility.

Academic Unions: Chalk, Markers Led to Felony Vandalism Charges

The University of California at San Diego police department arrested two students and a graduate for "felony vandalism" of a new building. The university says they did more than $12,000 in damage, but the unions said they used washable markers and chalk.

Stanford Graduate Student Workers Vote to Unionize

Stanford University graduate student workers who teach and research have unionized, the new Stanford Graduate Workers Union announced Thursday. The...

Instructor Rebuked for Giving Zero on Transgender Sports Paper

The University of Cincinnati reprimanded a faculty member after she gave a student a zero on an assignment for describing...

National Society of Black Engineers Moves Convention Out of Florida

The National Society of Black Engineers is moving its 50th annual convention from Orlando, Fla., to Atlanta. “When we’re looking...

New Programs: Instructional Design, Chicano/Latino Studies, Agricultural Communication

The following colleges have started new academic programs in recent weeks: Fairfield University is starting an online master of arts...

Threats of Mass Resignation From Board of Elsevier Journal

The publisher wants to replace the editor of Design Studies.

A graph showing the annual number of Chinese-descent scientists who have left the U.S. for either China/Hong Kong or other countries. The numbers going to China steadily increased from 2010 to 2021, with an even faster increase since 2018.

Chinese Scientists Increasingly Leaving U.S.

A new study suggests the Department of Justice’s China Initiative investigations may have strengthened the foreign power by encouraging more scientists to relocate there.