29 janvier 2020

More Epstein Fallout at MIT

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. MIT puts professor on leave over new revelations about his ties to Jeffrey Epstein as it issues anticipated report. More...

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Seeking a Culture Shift in Graduate Education

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. MLA members discuss professors' ethical responsibilities for training graduate students, as some propose shifts in admissions practices. More...

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Jury Awards Ex-Professor $800K

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Newman University in Kansas discriminated against a former professor of elementary education because she is a woman and now owes her $800,000, a federal jury decided Monday. More...

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Teaching Me Too

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Modern Language Association members discuss how to process the movement -- for themselves, their work and their students. More...

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Berkeley's $5M Glitch

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Arbitrator says UC Berkeley owes its computer science TAs, including many undergraduates, some $5 million in missed pay and benefits. More...

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Clemson English Lecturers Make $20K Less Than Peers

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Clemson University’s full-time lecturers in English earn $20,000 less than the national average and their colleagues universitywide, according to an investigation by the Greenville News. One lecturer of English at Clemson interviewed for the article makes $34,000, whereas Clemson lecturers across disciplines make about $55,000, on average. More...

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Ex-Professor Paid Mortgage With Cancer Research Grants

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A former cancer researcher at Stony Brook University pleaded guilty this week to using $225,000 in grant funding for personal expenses, including his home mortgage, according to Newsday. More...

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A Legal Challenge for Inclusive Access

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Big textbook publishers and retailers are accused of squashing competition from independent college bookstores. More...

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Northeastern Expands Into Maine

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Northeastern University plants another flag out of state with a research institute in Maine's largest city. Perhaps surprisingly, Maine's colleges seem to be welcoming the move. More...

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A New Player in the College Completion Market

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. MOOC platform Coursera is teaming up with the University of North Texas to offer an online bachelor’s degree aimed at working adults with some college credit. More...

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