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Oct 31, 2022
Two new studies show how bias against women in student ratings operates over time, worsening with critical feedback and instructor age.

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October 31, 2022
Two new studies show how bias against women in student ratings operates over time, worsening with critical feedback and instructor age.
June 23, 2022
Study compares scientific input to output, in the form of papers and patents, finding that women are “systematically” denied credit for their work. Other data suggest this is the result of implicit bias, which in turn offers insights into solutions.
March 28, 2022
An Indigenous scholar alleges that she suffered her supervisor’s abuse for years, only to face retaliation from both him and the institution after she reported him. Little has changed since the Nassar case, she says.
February 2, 2022
Professors in Oregon push for gender-neutral titles for retired faculty members. The idea has traction, although there’s debate about just what to call these professors instead of “emeritus” and “emerita.”
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.

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