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Mar 12, 2019
Slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises the comprehensive prevention to which institutions are legally and ethically bound, according to a new paper.

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August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

July 6, 2017

New paper explains effort to fight gender bias in political science, and, perhaps, in other disciplines as well.

May 1, 2017

New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men.

April 12, 2017

New study suggests female professors outperform men in terms of service -- to their possible professional detriment.

November 20, 2015

Women's studies scholars object to professional association's new stance on representation from women's centers workers.

June 2, 2015

AAAS pulls advice column telling a female postdoc to ignore her adviser's attempts to look down her shirt, amid outcry from scientists.

January 8, 2015

New study on online comments suggests big gap in the way men and women perceive evidence of gender bias in sciences. What does that mean for efforts to diversify STEM?

April 23, 2014

Graduate student workers in the U. California System say they've agreed on contract language establishing gender-neutral bathrooms and lactation stations as rights.

 

November 20, 2013

A year after a university was accused of being tragically slow in responding to harassment concerns about a professor, it is now accused overreacting to questionable concerns about another professor.

July 11, 2013

Everyone seems to have a theory as to why humanities majors are disappearing. One doctoral student thinks the trend is due to women's widening career paths. His notion is gaining traction.

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