22 juillet 2018

The Graduate Training Trade-Off 'Myth'

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Graduate school takes long enough already. That’s one of the reasons, among others, why Ph.D. programs tend to focus on research over teaching. A new study challenges assumptions that building teaching expertise has to come at the expense of research preparation, however. More...

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Supreme Court Rules Against Public-Sector Unions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. High court says public employees don't have to pay regular agency fees to unions that represent them in collective bargaining and more, which could hurt faculty and staff unions. More...

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Second Dartmouth Professor Departs Following Misconduct Inquiry

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A second professor of psychological and brain sciences at Dartmouth College accused of sexual misconduct has resigned, effective immediately, President Phil Hanlon announced Tuesday. More...

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Class Size Matters

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Do smaller classes help reduce performance gaps in science fields? Yes, according to a new study in BioScience. More...

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Western Illinois U to Lay Off 24 Professors

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Western Illinois University will lay off 24 faculty members, including seven who have tenure, by next summer, the institution’s Board of Trustees announced Thursday. More...

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Oregon State U Faculty Is Unionized

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Oregon State University’s new faculty union is now certified, the American Federation of Teachers- and American Association of University Professors-affiliated union announced Thursday. More...

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Professor Arrested for Allegedly Stalking Student

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. An assistant professor of computer science at the University of Central Florida was arrested at his office last week and faces two charges of stalking, the Orlando Sentinel reported. More...

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Professor, Donor, Harasser

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. University of California, Irvine, says it will remove former professor's name from the science institutions he helped build after finding he harassed women. More...

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Bye, Bye, Chili Pepper

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Rate My Professors ditches its chili pepper "hotness" rating after professors criticize the teacher-rating website for contributing to a poor academic climate for women. More...

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Purdue Will Not Punish Professor Who Shared Blackface Throwback Photo

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Purdue University will not punish a faculty member who posted a photo of herself on Facebook in blackface, NewsOne reported. More...

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