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Sexual Misconduct by Staff Widespread at UK Universities: Report
Diana Kwon | Apr 3, 2018
In a survey of more than 1,000 current and former students, 41 percent indicate experiences with faculty and other employees ranging from sexualized comments to rape.
Canada Plans to Boost Basic Science Spending
Catherine Offord | Feb 9, 2018
The federal budget, expected before the end of March, may substantially raise funding for research.
University of Rochester Faces Lawsuit for Mishandling Sexual Harassment Case
Shawna Williams | Dec 11, 2017
The nine plaintiffs allege the university’s actions put women at risk.
Irma Leaves Scientists Cut Off from Labs
Shawna Williams | Sep 11, 2017
At the University of Miami School of Medicine and elsewhere, personnel remain barred from campuses for safety reasons.
Flooding in Texas Blocks Researchers from Campuses
Kerry Grens | Aug 28, 2017
Marine Science Institute on the Gulf experiences damage; “rideout teams” keep watch over animals and facilities.
Tenure Under Attack in Two More States
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 17, 2017
Proposed legislation would eliminate academic tenure at public universities in Iowa and Missouri, echoing a move that has already gutted such permanent posts in Wisconsin.
US Universities Lead World Patent Application Rankings
Jenny Rood | Mar 23, 2015
American universities top a list of educational institutions ranked according to their number of international patent applications.
Journal Price Tags Revealed
Jef Akst | Jun 18, 2014
Economists explore the wheelings and dealings of universities and publishers during largely secret negotiations regarding access to scientific journals.
Fewer Dollars for Universities
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 27, 2012
The United States government is concerned over the declining levels of state funding for public research universities, citing a threat to overall economic health.
Best Places for Postdocs, 2012
Sabrina Richards | Apr 1, 2012
Postdocs at this year’s top-ranked institutions get to tackle human health and disease from every angle.