Students Sue University of Alaska over Professor’s Misconduct
Students Sue University of Alaska over Professor’s Misconduct
Twenty current and former students claim anthropologist David Yesner sexually harassed them and that the college didn’t take action until years after the complaints started.
Students Sue University of Alaska over Professor’s Misconduct
Students Sue University of Alaska over Professor’s Misconduct

Twenty current and former students claim anthropologist David Yesner sexually harassed them and that the college didn’t take action until years after the complaints started.

Twenty current and former students claim anthropologist David Yesner sexually harassed them and that the college didn’t take action until years after the complaints started.

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National Academy of Sciences Votes To Change Its Bylaws
National Academy of Sciences Votes To Change Its Bylaws
Chia-Yi Hou | May 1, 2019
If the changes are passed, a member can be ousted for a proven case of sexual harassment by a two-thirds majority vote by academy members.
Universities Grapple with Student-Faculty Relationships
Universities Grapple with Student-Faculty Relationships
David Adam | Apr 19, 2019
In a controversial first, Princeton University bans relationships between faculty and grad students campus-wide.
Archaeologists Ask Society for Harassment Policy Change
Archaeologists Ask Society for Harassment Policy Change
Kerry Grens | Apr 16, 2019
Researchers want to avoid a situation from last week in which a professor, banned from his university for substantiated sexual misconduct claims, showed up at the Society for American Archaeology conference.
An Archaeology Meeting Finds Itself in the Middle of #MeTooSTEM
An Archaeology Meeting Finds Itself in the Middle of #MeTooSTEM
Kerry Grens | Apr 12, 2019
A reporter, slated to speak about sexual harassment, is banned from the Society for American Archaeology conference after he confronts an accused sexual harasser in attendance.
NIH Vows to Do Better in Countering Sexual Harassment
NIH Vows to Do Better in Countering Sexual Harassment
Shawna Williams | Feb 28, 2019
The agency gives an accounting of grantees and staffers penalized for their behavior last year.
The Year in #MeToo
The Year in #MeToo
Shawna Williams | Dec 27, 2018
2018 brought new revelations of sexual misconduct by high-profile scientists, as well as policy changes from funders and professional societies aimed at curbing bad behavior.
Vanderbilt Professor on Leave After Sexual Assault Allegations
Vanderbilt Professor on Leave After Sexual Assault Allegations
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 1, 2018
Only after the accusations appeared on Twitter did Vanderbilt suspend neuroscientist David Sweatt.
NSF Unveils New Sexual Harassment Policy
NSF Unveils New Sexual Harassment Policy
Catherine Offord | Sep 21, 2018
The measures include, in specific cases, terminating awards for researchers who have been found guilty in investigations by their institutions.
NIH Announces Plans to Update Harassment Policies
NIH Announces Plans to Update Harassment Policies
Jef Akst | Sep 19, 2018
The agency also declares its intent to better educate the scientific community about sexual harassment.