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Mar 28, 2017
Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- and will get even older, even as younger scientists hang on the sidelines in hopes of jobs and face longer odds of landing grants.

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"Recruitment, Diversity and Success" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet, which may be downloaded here, features articles on issues related to the recruitment of diverse student bodies and examples of institutional experiments and successes.

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November 17, 2014

People took note when a scientist explained a major breakthrough while wearing a shirt showing women as sex objects.

November 13, 2014

Survey of undergraduate instructors suggests increased attention on student-centered teaching and ongoing concerns about diversity and adjunct working conditions. 

November 12, 2014

President of Lincoln U. in Pennsylvania, widely criticized this week for remarks on rape, has many more problems on his plate, according to faculty and students.

November 10, 2014

A year after it voted to boycott Israeli academic institutions, American Studies Association is sticking to its guns. But it wants to broaden its public image, and demonstrate involvement in activism beyond Middle East.

November 10, 2014

Harcum College has a campaign in which a woman appears headed to a health profession and a black man is shown in a suit with a basketball. Is this a perpetuation of stereotypes?

November 10, 2014

With apologies to Helen Reddy, Judith Shapiro questions the rationale offered by some for women's colleges to admit transgender students.

November 5, 2014

Syracuse U. students who see university moving away from a commitment to diversity have held sit-in since Monday.

November 5, 2014

Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.

November 4, 2014

There are more women than men going to and graduating college, but female students only account for about one-third of student body presidents.

November 3, 2014

Costume company's idea of a female Ph.D. derided as sexist and foolish by real female Ph.D.s.

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