Gender

Raising the Burqa

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Massachusetts college's ban on face coverings doesn't explicitly target Muslim veils, but is seen that way and stirs up vocal opinions.

College Reverses Veil Ban

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Massachusetts institution adds a religious exemption to its rule barring face-obscuring head coverings.

Housework Help as a New Benefit

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Scholars document the gender gap in cooking, cleaning and laundry among scientists -- and suggest a new employee benefit may be key to the advancement of women.

Responsibilities: A College and Triplets

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Carmen Twillie Ambar is president of a small college in Pennsylvania -- and the mother of three toddlers.

Win for Women Who Wrestled

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Federal appeals court sides sweepingly with female former athletes who sued U. of California-Davis.

An Intimate Exam

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Upsetting some students, U. of Minnesota Medical School stops using live patients to teach pelvic exams.

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.

Attracting Women to STEM

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

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.

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