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New global survey of those in positions of influence finds that 44 percent have a degree in social sciences. Another 11 percent studied humanities.
After a week of debate over a Boston U professor's generalizations about white students, anger grows over what a Duke professor wrote about black students' names, dating and more.
Professor whose comment on white male students set off viral debate wishes her statements had "nuance and complexity" and pledges "inclusive learning environment."
Study finds that women in political science are likelier than men to be honored for teaching. But does this help them get ahead?
New analysis finds that education researchers, unlike scholars in many other disciplines, don't check one another's work.
A social experiment gone wrong? A protest against Facebook? Performance art? Twitter sleuths attempt to figure out why a Coursera MOOC derailed after one week. UPDATE: The professor speaks.
U.S. House passes funding bill that would increase overall support for NSF, but send a message of disdain for some social science research.
Cal State Los Angeles professors vote to require all students to take a course in race or ethnicity, but fail to adopt proposal that course be taught in ethnic studies department.
As students' adherence to the Middlebury honor code wanes, the entire economics department will start proctoring exams to catch cheaters.
For women, and especially disadvantaged women, what they study may be more important than where they study -- if they aspire to close the pay gap with men.
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