Women

Indiana Creates First Gender Studies Ph.D.

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As doctoral programs in women's studies spread, one university takes a different approach.

New Rights for Pregnant Grad Students

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Policy by Stanford chemistry department may offer a model for many institutions.

Diversity Goals

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Yale sets 7-year targets for hiring new female and minority faculty members -- and changes search committee process.

9 University Presidents Issue Statement on Gender Equity

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Leaders of top research institutions declare that "barriers still exist to the full participation of women."

Newman President, Accused of Sexism, Quits

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University says his decision is not related to EEOC finding or lawsuits.

Does Rape Fantasy Belong in Student Paper?

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Photo spread at U. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee infuriates many students. Administration rejects censorship calls, but creates new panel.

Triumph for NCAA's Little Guys

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Members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I voted at the group’s annual convention in Indianapolis Saturday to overturn increases in the maximum number of scholarships available for female athletes. Critics characterized the move as a setback for women's sports, but supporters of the reversal said the proposed increases were not the best way to help female athletes and would favor the division's wealthier programs.

'Defining Women's Scientific Enterprise'

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The debates over women and science may have been particularly intense in the last year, but they are hardly new. When Mount Holyoke College was founded in 1837, its early leaders created a science curriculum that was simultaneously designed to be as rigorous as those offered for male students, but also to be different, given the college's mission.

Rose-Colored Vision

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"Vagina Monologues," a campus event nationwide, prompts debate on inclusion when Michigan organizers try to cast only minority women.

New Form of Gender Equity

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Study finds little difference in reports by men and women of sex harassment on college campuses.

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