Women

Standing Up for Explicit Exhibit

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A year after one university insisted on removing part of photography show, U. of Louisville defends the project, which includes images of naked girls and women.

The B-School Glass Ceiling

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New study finds women tend to stagnate in faculty rank after earning tenure, while men tend to go on to full professorships.

Decline of Sportswomanship?

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Recent violent outbursts among female athletes garner lots of media attention and worry some educators. But many observers say the incidents are aberrations.

Attracting Women to STEM

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Analysis considers reasons for the continuing (if shrinking) gender gap.

Wellesley Women Seethe Over Web Site

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When asked to pick the “hottest” freshman to represent them for a Web site’s contest earlier this month, the students of Wellesley College couldn’t help but be disappointed and, frankly, offended.

What Men Need

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Patrick White was vice president and dean of the faculty at Saint Mary's College in Indiana, a women's college, before he became president of Wabash College, one of the four remaining four-year colleges in the United States that educate only men.

Recommending a Title IX Loophole

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Education should encourage colleges and universities to use what has in the past been a controversial method to determine whether their athletics programs are in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a federal panel urged in a report released Thursday.

Male Studies vs. Men's Studies

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First came women’s studies, then came men’s studies, and now, a new field in reaction to both: male studies.

Aftermath of an Ugly Comment

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Being called “black bitches” wasn’t quite the response two Cornell University graduate students thought they’d get from a professor after arriving at a conference on black intellectuals that he’d invited them to attend.

(Heterosexual) Love and (Women's) Basketball

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When the University of Missouri’s just-hired women’s basketball coach spoke at a press conference this month, her message couldn’t have been much clearer.

“I’m a Christian that happens to be a coach,” Robin Pingeton -- who was hired away from Illinois State University -- said as her husband and three-year-old son looked on. “My values are very important to me.”

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