23 août 2019

STEM Class Size and Women's Participation

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Increasing class size negatively impacts women's participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics classrooms, says a new study in BioScience. Based on data from 44 different institutions and 5,300 student-instructor interactions, researchers found that this effect kicks in at around 120 students per class. More...

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4 Professors in Same Department Develop Cancer

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Four faculty members in the same department at Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Auraria campus have been diagnosed with cancer, and industrial hygienists are investigating the West Classroom Building where they work, according to KDVR.com. One of the professors died of lung cancer in 2016, and three additional colleagues have since been diagnosed with breast or liver cancer. More...

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Professors Have Feelings, Too

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New paper makes the case for paying more attention to pretenure faculty members' emotions as a key component of their -- and the institution's -- success. More...

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This Journal's Future Is Female

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Political science association pleases and surprises members with its flagship publication's new editorial team. More...

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Professor Says She Was Forced to Teach Under Fluorescent Lights

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A professor of communication is suing Washburn University for allegedly forcing her to teach in a basement room with fluorescent lights, even though she has a neurological condition triggered by that kind of light, according toThe Topeka Capital-Journal. More...

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Professors Still More Likely Than Students to Be White

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A new analysis from Pew Research Center says that while racial and ethnic diversity has increased among U.S. college faculty over the past two decades, professors are still much more likely than their students to be white. In 2017, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics and looked at by Pew, 76 percent of all college and university faculty members were white, compared to 55 percent of undergraduates. By ethnic group, just 5 percent of faculty members were Hispanic, compared to 20 percent of students. Six percent of professors were black, compared to 14 percent of their students. Asians were the exception, making up 11 percent of professors and 7 percent of students. More...

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‘No Singular Pathway’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New data from Council of Graduate Schools show nonlinear career paths and cross-sector movement among Ph.D.s three, eight and 15 years postgraduation, with implications for graduate training. More...

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Professor Allegedly Allowed Booze in Class

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of North Florida suspended a professor of communication who allegedly allowed alcohol, including beer, in his classroom during an end-of-semester “Aloha Party,” according to WJXT News4Jax. More...

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Mastering Out

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Why the choice to leave a Ph.D. program with a master’s is the right one for many -- maybe even a mastering in -- and why it should be more visible. More...

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