23 septembre 2018

UC Berkeley Suspends Professor for Harassment

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The University of California, Berkeley, suspended a well-known architecture professor for engaging in a "pattern of sexual harassment that created a hostile environment," the San Francisco Chronicle reported. More...

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Departure With a Message

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Dean at Brandman University says she lost her job for fighting harassment in the workplace -- and that she turned down a buyout that would have required her to stay quiet. More...

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The Ronell Case and the Catholic Church

HomeDefenders of Avital Ronell should look to the uncovering of the Catholic sexual abuse scandal, argues Kathryn Meredith Doyle. More...

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18 septembre 2018

Students defend professor accused of sexual harassment

By Wagdy Sawahel. Masters students in the faculty of legal, economic and social sciences (FSJES) at the University of Hassan II Mohammedia Casablanca in Morocco have protested the faculty’s decision to suspend a professor in response to an accusation of sexual harassment by one of his married female students, a case currently the subject of a criminal investigation. More...

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10 septembre 2018

Universities set for new wave of hazing rituals

University hazing rituals – once indelibly associated with Oxbridge drinking societies and United States fraternity houses – are no longer exclusively an Anglo-Saxon phenomenon, with French universities increasingly having to crack down on the practice, writes Catherine Bennett for France 24. More...

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University probes alleged sexual misconduct by staff

University of Manitoba President David Barnard announced that a number of staff members are on leave due to allegations of sexual misconduct which are being investigated. The announcement came as Barnard stated a commitment to instituting mandatory training for all faculty and staff on sexual violence, consent and power relationships, writes Darren Bernhardt for CBC News. More...

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31 août 2018

Kids Bombarded With Spam, Porn

Kids Bombarded With Spam, Porn
They will, of course, ruin it for all spammers, those mass mailers who deluge people - including children - with material which is, to say the least, inappropriate. More...

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25 août 2018

A Pa. university scrubs the names of three bishops from buildings

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Scranton, a Jesuit university in Pennsylvania, is removing the names of three bishops from school buildings in response to an ongoing sexual abuse investigation involving several Catholic leadership figures from the state. More...

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When academics defend colleagues accused of harassment

University Business Magazine logoA famed professor. A student claiming they were sexually harassed. A months-long internal investigation. More...

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24 août 2018

US women’s rights campaigner accused of sexual harassment

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAn eminent sociologist and high profile women’s rights campaigner has stepped down indefinitely from the board of a gender equality group following allegations of sexual harassment. More...

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