Gender

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.

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.”

Reversing Bush on Title IX (Update)

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WASHINGTON -- Undoing another legacy of its predecessor, the Obama administration today plans to withdraw a 2005 clarification of a federal anti-discrimination law that critics saw as weakening enforcement of gender equity in college athletics.

Prof's Sex Site Sparks Debate

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Kenneth Ng calls his Web site a primer for tourists headed to Thailand, but Fodor’s it ain’t.

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