U Rochester Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settled for $9.4 Million
U Rochester Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settled for $9.4 Million
Nine former students and faculty members who sued the institution in 2017 over its handling of sexual harassment claims will contribute a portion of the settlement to those whose careers suffered as a result.
U Rochester Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settled for $9.4 Million
U Rochester Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settled for $9.4 Million

Nine former students and faculty members who sued the institution in 2017 over its handling of sexual harassment claims will contribute a portion of the settlement to those whose careers suffered as a result.

Nine former students and faculty members who sued the institution in 2017 over its handling of sexual harassment claims will contribute a portion of the settlement to those whose careers suffered as a result.

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Who Owns the ‘Dueling Dinos’? Montana Supreme Court To Decide
Who Owns the ‘Dueling Dinos’? Montana Supreme Court To Decide
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 11, 2019
The answer has broad implications for paleontology research—and maybe for museum collections, too.
USC Apologizes for Taking Over UCSD’s Alzheimer’s Program
USC Apologizes for Taking Over UCSD’s Alzheimer’s Program
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 3, 2019
The University of Southern California reaches a settlement with the University of California, San Diego, over snatching staff, data, and funding in 2015.
Genetically Modified Wheat Found in a Field in Washington State
Genetically Modified Wheat Found in a Field in Washington State
Catherine Offord | Jun 9, 2019
The unapproved crop is resistant to glyphosate in the weedkiller Roundup, but doesn’t seem to have entered the food supply.
Judge Says FDA Can Stop Clinic from Selling Stem Cell Treatments
Judge Says FDA Can Stop Clinic from Selling Stem Cell Treatments
Emma Yasinski | Jun 7, 2019
The decision may facilitate the agency cracking down more effectively on the unproven interventions these companies sell.
Couple With Cancer Wins $2 Billion in Case Against Monsanto
Couple With Cancer Wins $2 Billion in Case Against Monsanto
Catherine Offord | May 14, 2019
In determining that the illnesses came about from exposure to glyphosate in Roundup, a California jury delivers the biggest loss so far to the herbicide manufacturer in lawsuits about the product.
University of Arizona Chemistry Professor Sues over Discrimination
University of Arizona Chemistry Professor Sues over Discrimination
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 4, 2018
Katrina Miranda, seeking class-action status, alleges that women professors are paid less and passed over for promotions and resources.
Dartmouth Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Misconduct by Professors
Dartmouth Faces Lawsuit Over Sexual Misconduct by Professors
Catherine Offord | Nov 15, 2018
Seven women are suing the university over alleged assault, harassment, and discrimination by three prominent scientists.
Major Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGateMajor Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGate
Major Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGate
Diana Kwon | Oct 9, 2018
As the American Chemical Society and Elsevier move litigation forward, other academic publishers have opted to collaborate with the academic network platform instead.
Salk Gender-Discrimination Lawsuit to Go to Trial
Salk Gender-Discrimination Lawsuit to Go to Trial
Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2018
A judge throws out several of researcher Beverly Emerson’s claims, but the case proceeds.