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Jan 04, 2022
New analysis finds that research by Black, Latinx and Asian scientists is often clustered in certain fields and underrepresented in terms of citation counts. This lack of diversity hurts everyone, the authors say.

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January 4, 2022

New analysis finds that research by Black, Latinx and Asian scientists is often clustered in certain fields and underrepresented in terms of citation counts. This lack of diversity hurts everyone, the authors say.

September 17, 2021

New study finds that increasing gender representation in graduate course syllabi affects male and female students’ perceived likelihood of succeeding in the course in surprising ways. The study has implications for academic role models and student success, too.

March 31, 2021

It's not just about gender or caregiving, it's both: new analyses suggest colleges need COVID-19 faculty relief policies that target female caregivers in particular.

March 29, 2021

In a case with far-reaching implications for both students and faculty members, a federal appeals court sides with a professor who refused to refer to transgender student by her preferred pronoun.

March 25, 2021

Gender studies professor says the University of Rhode Island's statement about her essay on trans rights is an affront to her free speech.

March 11, 2021

After reading paper after paper describing the problem, scientists urge on- and off-campus entities to help female caregivers weather the pandemic through specific policy changes and approaches.

March 10, 2021

National Academy of Sciences panel chronicles what COVID-19 has been like for female scientists and then urges institutions to take meaningful, equity-minded action on their findings.

February 24, 2021

Women make up just 24 percent of research universities' top earners, according to a new report urging action on pay parity in academe. Women of color are just 2 percent.

February 22, 2021

Pacific University allegedly urged a professor to resign, saying he'd be found responsible for sexual misconduct if he didn't.

January 18, 2021

A longtime professor wants to retire. Her university says she has to drop her pay-based gender discrimination suit first.

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