Social Scientists Lean to the Left, Study Says

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Analysis finds wide variations among disciplines -- with anthropology and sociology more liberal than political science and economics.

The Teaching Agenda

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At meetings of economists and of historians, scholars trade ideas on syllabuses, lecture classes, homework, silent students and more.

Economy of Research

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Caroline Hoxby, an economist at Harvard, answers the call for higher standards in education research.

Help for the Minor Majors

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Princeton is finding ways to get more students to study what they love, not what everyone else is studying.

Losing Their Edge?

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Study suggests that Internet may have eliminated link between working at an elite university and doing the best research.

Putting That Science Degree to Work

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Science and engineering students appreciate their degrees even decades later.

State Funds and Student Success

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Collision of declining support for public colleges and growth in enrollments negatively affects graduation rates, report warns.

Uncertain Outcome for Accused Harvard Scholar

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University ends its ethics inquiry into Andrei Shleifer, who was charged with defrauding U.S. But was he punished?

Reaching Out at Hamilton

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College at center of Ward Churchill debate starts center on freedom and capitalism -- and faces concerns over governance.

The Dismal and Unwelcome Science?

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Economics group, under fire for spiking job notices explicitly welcoming female or minority applicants, will consider change in policy.


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