Vanderbilt professor sets off furor with her column criticizing Islam, attracting protesters who accuse her of hate speech -- and a failed counter-protest by a former star of "Saturday Night Live."
Study finds that women in political science are likelier than men to be honored for teaching. But does this help them get ahead?
Study finds that female and minority Ph.D.s in biomedical fields are more likely than others to lose interest in faculty careers while earning their doctorates.
Study finds gender of instructors influences evaluations they receive, even if they have fooled students (in an online course) about whether they are men or women.
While college leaders elsewhere who recently pushed civility faced a backlash, U. of Wisconsin Madison faculty approves policy against bullying.
New book seeks to shine light on the challenges dads face while trying to balance their home and work lives.
Georgia Southern U. is looking into claims that a history professor is pushing his own anti-evolution views in his classes at the public university.
New analysis suggests that time to degree for Ph.D.s may not be as lengthy as some assume, and that the key to shorter humanities doctorates may be coursework, not the dissertation.
Whistle-blower suit alleges that Caltech let a suspected spy keep working at its Jet Propulsion Lab to protect a lucrative federal contract.
People took note when a scientist explained a major breakthrough while wearing a shirt showing women as sex objects.
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