03 août 2018

More Than Just Bathrooms

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new study finds that while the proper restrooms are important to transgender students, they want much more to feel comfortable on their campuses. More...

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Don't Find Your Passion -- Cultivate It, Psychologists Say

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new study suggests that the old adage may not be the best way for students to learn. More...

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After Threat of Violence, Calls to Fire RA

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A student at Stanford University is under fire for posting that he would "physically fight" Zionists who came onto the campus -- and some are questioning whether the university is taking his words seriously enough. More...

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The Tribe Has Spoken: College 'Survivor' a Hit

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Administrators generally have little knowledge of the knockoffs of the popular reality TV show on campuses -- and could be open to liability if students were hurt. More...

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A Shift for Koch, but How Much of a Shift?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Charles Koch Foundation pledges to make future grant terms public, but critics still want to know more about past agreements -- specifically whether they allowed the foundation a role in faculty hiring or curricular decisions. More...

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Consequences at Plymouth State for Those Who Defended a Child Rapist

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Plymouth State University said Wednesday that a retired professor who defended a convicted child rapist in a letter to the court will not be rehired as an adjunct instructor or “in any other capacity.” Two other faculty members who defended the Plymouth State graduate and high school guidance counselor convicted of sexually assaulting a student will complete sexual harassment training prior to their return to campus and will work closely with other professors upon their return, the university also said. More...

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Resignations at Virginia Over Appointment for Trump Official

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. When petitions and internal lobbying failed, two senior faculty members at the U of Virginia resigned in protest of a plum senior fellowship for a key Trump ally. More...

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Defending a Convict

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A case involving professors at Plymouth State U raises questions about when it's OK to speak up for colleagues or students accused of sexual misconduct, if ever. In this case, professors defended former student who admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old. More...

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UVA Official Defends Trump Administration Hire

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. In an op-ed in The Washington Post Friday, the head of the University of Virginia’s Miller Center for the study of the American presidency doubled down on his decision to hire Marc Short, who was until this month President Trump’s legislative affairs director. More...

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Shock Over a Textbook

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice. More...

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