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May 23, 2016
For the first time, women will hold both of the board’s top leadership positions.
Vox
May 21, 2016
The outcome of the pending Fisher v. Texas Supreme Court case on affirmative action rests on whether the Supreme Court determines that race violates the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.
Times Higher Education
May 11, 2016
Hepi calls for action on sector’s gender gap to tackle male ‘underachievement’.
Times Higher Education
May 4, 2016
By some measures, universities are wonderfully accommodating workplaces for gays and lesbians. Six academics give us their perspective.
Washington Post
April 26, 2016
At least a few times every semester, I find myself in a discussion with a female student surrounding her confusion and anxiety over whether to start a family, and when. I think that these women are comfortable discussing these issues with me, despite the pervasive assumption that family lives should never be discussed in academia, because I break that rule.
Times Higher Education
April 19, 2016
High-profile critic of Prevent has attracted criticism from Jewish student societies over her comments on Israel-Palestine conflict.
Vox
April 18, 2016
This tech recruiter is convinced diversity makes Silicon Valley a landscape of entitled, fragile brats. Here's why he's wrong.
Times Higher Education
April 13, 2016
As women claim more space in Shakespeare, why aren’t universities casting against type and dealing with the gender pay gap? asks Liz Schafer.
The Guardian
April 6, 2016
Documents offer redacted versions of investigation reports and disciplinary actions for cases involving staff that substantiated allegations of misconduct
Insidehighered.com
April 4, 2016
Faculty and students protest return of professor accused of harassment and assault to campus after a one-term unpaid leave.
Times Higher Education
March 23, 2016
Gaining a PhD is a tough act for most students, so how do those with new babies cope while having the additional demands of parenthood?
Times Higher Education
March 9, 2016
Book of the week: With people vulnerable to bias, lack of diversity might be better tackled at organisational level, Victoria Bateman says.
Times Higher Education
March 1, 2016
The share of women in management or governor roles has steadily increased over the past two years, analysis shows.
Nature
February 28, 2016
Fewer than half of academies have policies in place to boost gender equality in membership.
Genus.se
February 23, 2016
The Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research is participating in a new advocacy platform intended to promote among for example gender perspectives in the EU research programme Horizon 2020.
Washington Post
February 15, 2016
Male students assumed their male classmates knew more about course material than female students — even if the young women earned better grades.
Washington Post
February 10, 2016
Women Also Know Stuff. Does that sound obvious? It’s not, alas. We’re a group of political scientists who started that website when, as we consumed media reports on politics, we noted a gaping absence of … well, women.
The Guardian
January 29, 2016
A groundbreaking study identifies significant disparities in life chances among UK students.

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