14 septembre 2019

Former Students Sue Professor, Saying He Targeted Them for Abuse

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Two former students and a third woman who is now a faculty member at another institution are suing a former professor of East Asian languages and culture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, alleging sexual assault and bullying. More...

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Professor Banned From Campus for Allegedly Threatening Colleagues

HomeBy Colleen FlahertyThe University of San Diego suspended an unnamed professor for allegedly threatening two other faculty members, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. A group of faculty members reportedly said in a statement that a colleague put images of sniper rifles or scopes under two professors' office doors, and that they wanted the "responsible individual to be held accountable for his actions." More...

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Avoiding the Red Zone

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Colleges try to combat the sexual assaults that spike at the start of each academic year, but experts say many officials don't give students sufficient training to protect themselves or vulnerable peers. More...

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A Record Fine for Underreporting Sex Crimes

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Education Department fines Michigan State $4.5 million for failing to report sexual violence, including abuse of hundreds of women by former team doctor. The penalties signal toughened enforcement of federal disclosure laws. More...

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09 septembre 2019

Schools Trying to Prevent Harassment in Cyberspace

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Stephanie Dunnewind[Edit][Delete]: Schools Trying to Prevent Harassment in Cyberspace, Seattle Times [Edit][Delete] October 17, 2006
Funny. "Mr. Scarpelli does not have a MySpace page, nor will he ever have a MySpace account." This article looks at the issue of fake teacher MySpace accounts in passing as it looks at the impact of the phenomenon on schools in general. "MySpace registered its 100 millionth user in August." Instead of just ignoring MySpace (or blocking it and pretending it doesn't exist) schools are beginning to address real issues - like spoofing and harassing - through education and, in some few cases, litigation. More...

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08 septembre 2019

Martinique : non aux violences conjugales !

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.La rencontre a débuté par une minute de silence, proposée par l’Union des Femmes de Martinique en hommage aux femmes assassinées dans le cadre des violences conjugales depuis 1998 ! Un moment très solennel pour bien marquer la volonté de tous les partenaires et associations d’apporter une réponse forte pour combattre et enrayer ce phénomène. Plus...

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07 septembre 2019

UK universities urged to do more to tackle online harassment

The GuardianAs new guidance is issued, expert says less than a quarter have adequate procedures. More...

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05 septembre 2019

Sexual Harassment at University of Illinois

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Six professors and one staff member have been credibly accused of sexual harassment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since last year, according to an investigation by ProPublica and NPR Illinois. More...

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Rejecting a Sex Offender's Contributions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Two MIT researchers resign from the Media Lab over its ties to Jeffrey Epstein. More...

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04 septembre 2019

Rhodes Settles Sex Assault Lawsuits

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Rhodes College has settled with two students who were expelled after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a fraternity party in February. More...

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