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Female leaders in higher education have created more inclusive and open institutions – here are 3 key figures

From left to right, Michele Ozumba, Carmen Twillie Ambar and Carol Christ. Thalia Plata, The Conversation How have female leaders in higher ...

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Scientists at work: We use environmental DNA to monitor how human activities affect life in rivers and streams

Environmental DNA is a promising tool for tracking species in freshwater ecosystems like Oregon’s Elkhorn Creek. Greg Shine, BLM/Flickr, CC ...

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6 big changes in standardized tests – including less focus on grading students and more on learning

Today’s tests have more potential to facilitate student learning, rather than just monitor it. Paul Bersebach/Orange County Register via ...

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Black, Hispanic and Asian American donors give more to social and racial justice causes as well as strangers in need – new survey

People of color tend to give differently than white donors. FatCamera/E+ via Getty Images Wendy Chen, Texas Tech University and Una Osili, ...

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Amazon to cover 100% of college tuition for U.S. hourly employees

Amazon is offering to pay the full cost of college tuition, including books and fees, for its 750,000 hourly U.S. employees. Amazon is the ...

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Women of color in academia call 'The Chair' 'triggering' yet 'relatable' and point out what the show gets wrong

Women of color in academia have had conflicting reactions to the Netflix series "The Chair." Some felt the storyline of Yaz's tenure case ...

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Appointing women in ‘significant positions’ matters

South Africa’s 2019 Post-School Education Statistics showed there were 727 more men than women employed in the instruction and research ...

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University Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Module prompts mixed response from students

Towards the end of the Spring 2021 semester, the university introduced an interactive equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) training module to ...

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