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University of Montana Law Students Stage Walkout Over Handling of Sexual...

Students at the University of Montana (UM) Alexander Blewett III School of Law led a walkout on Tuesday to protest against how school leaders...

Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2020

The Institute of Education Sciences, a branch of the U.S. Department of Education, and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, a branch of the U.S....

Sexual Harassment Continues to Plague Women in Science

Sexual harassment in the field of scientific research is a longstanding issue that deters some women from pursuing their educational and career goals. The...

Changes to Title IX Are on the Horizon, But Their Enforcement...

On June 16, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) issued a federal notice that Title IX, which protects students and employees from sex-based discrimination...

Northwestern University Faces Backlash After Promoting Athletic Director Named in Federal...

During a faculty-organized protest at Northwestern University on Friday, nearly 400 campus community members gathered at the home of President Morton Schapiro to speak...

Northwestern Releases Statement Following Cheerleader’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Officials at Northwestern University (NU) released a statement to students, faculty, and parents last week in response to a lawsuit filed on January 29...

Dozens of Institutions Partner in Sexual Harassment Prevention Collaborative

More than 40 institutions have partnered with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to launch a collaborative on preventing sexual harassment...

Reconstructing the STEM Hierarchy

How the #MeToo movement has helped spark a fervent effort to transform the structure of scientific laboratories Sexual harassment has been a constant in Blair Schneider’s...

#MeToo in Medicine: Medical Schools Begin to Tackle the Problem of...

While sexual harassment of female medical students and practitioners by colleagues and superiors has garnered some media attention — especially in the wake of...

Equality in the Workplace: Are Women Treated the Same as Men?

Despite hopes for significant improvement in equal pay and the removal of barriers for women to advance in the workplace, progress in these areas...

Equality in the Workplace: The Stubborn Lack of Progress in Reducing Harassment...

Although laws protecting women against discrimination and harassment in the workplace have been around for decades, there still is much work to be done...

Leading the Charge: Higher Education Takes a Proactive Approach in Addressing...

When revelations of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct surfaced in October to much public outcry, the moment was a sobering one for many...