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January 12, 2018 Beijing--A professor in China accused of sexually harassing students under his supervision has been removed from teaching posts by a top Beijing university, in a case that has sparked national media coverage and a nascent #MeToo movement in the country. Beihang University said in ...
President Donald Trump's vulgar remark disparaging Haitians and African countries didn't surprise a local scholar who teaches at Winston-Salem State University. "He didn't shock me that he would say something like that," said Roy Doron, an associate professor of history at WSSU. "I can't believe that he ...
Carnegie Mellon University's psychology professor Sheldon Cohen has been recognized for his career work toward understanding the role of behavior in physical health by the American Psychosomatic Society, which has named him its 2018 Distinguished scientist. Mr. Cohen, who holds a Ph.D. in ...
Beijing -- A Chinese university has sacked a prestigious scholar after accusations of sexual misconduct against him by multiple women, the result of a ... The official China News Service said the move followed accusations of sexual misconduct against Chen by Luo Xixi, a Chinese academic now based in ...
Zeller, a religion professor at Lake Forest College, served as an on-air and behind-the-scenes expert whose empathetic approach helped to guide the project. "So much about Heaven's Gate had treated them as freaks and lemmings," said Ann Heppermann of Pineapple Street Media, which co-produced ...

Dockter, a professor and chair of the university's department of physical therapy, has previously been a reviewer of the Journal of women's Health Physical Therapy, and she has also served as the director of education for the Section on Women's Health, an organization of nearly 3,000 physical therapists.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Teresa Buchanan, a former associate professor of curriculum and instruction at Louisiana State University who was fired after complaints that she had used obscenities in front of students. Ms. Buchanan claimed that the university had violated her First and ...
The material that Professor Hoeppner presented was of considerable benefit to me. He demonstrated great personal insight and had wonderful real-world stories to share. We took a number of evaluative tests to discover our academic strengths and weaknesses; to align our interests and abilities with ...
Three men -- including a professor at Angelo State University -- were arrested Thursday on accusations of soliciting prostitution. Michael Edward Hettick, 56, Jeffery Arron Cuellar, 49, both of San Angelo, and Leonard Eugene Pressley, 50, of Lubbock, were booked into the Tom Green County Jail on ...
French authorities have dropped all terrorism charges against Lebanese-Canadian professor Hassan Diab in the 1980 Paris synagogue bombing. He was charged with first-degree murder in connection to the bombing that killed four people and injured 40. He was arrested in Canada in 2008 and ...
Vox reached out to Ana Minian, an assistant professor of history at Stanford University and author of the forthcoming book Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration, to explain Trump's comments. She suggested they are echoes of America's national origins quotas for immigrants decades ...
A Chinese university has sacked a prestigious scholar following accusations of sexual misconduct against him by multiple women, the result of a ... The official China News Service said the move followed accusations of sexual misconduct against Chen by Luo Xixi, a Chinese academic now based in the ...
The University of Rochester professor at the center of a sexual misconduct complaint has apologized to his students and colleagues for the distress and ... In a statement , Professor T. Florian Jaeger said he could have shown more maturity when he arrived as a 31-year-old faculty member in 2007 and over ...
To anyone who's been following the #metoo movement or its academic spin-off, #metooPhD, Gill's account will sound all too familiar: senior professor takes interest in graduate student's work. Student takes course from said professor and attends social outing with class to celebrate final day of the course.
I earned my Ph.D. in earth sciences, and left academic life 20 years ago. As a high-school teacher, I have tenure, I earn a secure six-figure income, and I've published as many peer-reviewed papers and books as some professors, and more than others. I don't share all of that to brag, but rather, to persuade ...
Wickham-Smith, a Rutgers Writing Program instructor and professor in the the Department of Asian Languages and cultures, is the first scholar to translate a Mongolian work, poet Tseveendorjin Oidov's book The End of the Dark Era, into English. The work is earning high praise among the cognoscenti of ...

Ion Agheana, a Hope College language professor for 35 years, died at his home on Dec. 27 at the age of 80. In his obituary, his family described Agheana as a beloved teacher, author of multiple academic works and a well-respected scholar in his field. Agheana was born in Romania on Dec. 25, 1937 ...
The award recognizes outstanding recent entrants into legal education who demonstrate commitment to justice, equality and academic excellence. It is designed to honor emerging teachers and support outstanding individuals new to the legal academy. "Lua challenges her students to think critically, and ...
Scholar Rock, a biotech based of out Cambridge, MA, just got a $47 million infusion of cash to develop what the company considers smarter, next-generation growth factor drugs. Their approach involves more targeted tweaking than predecessors in the field, giving patients the upside without some ...
A Mercyhurst University professor's research on North Korea is attracting international notice. He says he developed a computer model that identified patterns in North Korean news reports published before military actions, such as nuclear tests or missile launches. The program was based on analysis of ...
Professor recalls MAC's humble start ... Although officially retired, Hrouda still is an active professor who is helping students attain their dream. ... to an ad in one of his academic journals about a small rural college needing a technology professor, and although it was a far cry from Chicago, he applied.
History professor Retha M. Warnicke began teaching at Arizona State University in the late 1960s and is now retiring. During her time there, she wrote seven .... Warnicke said some academic majors, such as nursing, had women faculty, as did English and sociology. But political science had no women ...
In 1999, when Mozhan Marno was an 18-year-old sophomore at Barnard College, one of her professors began talking with her about having an affair. Inside his office one day, the professor, Thomas Roma, removed her coat, lifted her shirt and pulled down her pants, she said. He put his mouth on her ...
Vermont Law school mourns professor emeritus Gil Kujovich, civil rights leader and legal scholar ... Deeply respected by former students, faculty, and staff members, Professor Kujovich was as admired for his warmth, generosity of spirit, and sense of humor as he was for his intellect, academic scholarship, ...
Those of us who make the trek every year recognize there are certain rituals that must be endured during any academic panel. I will call these rituals the 5 - 10 minutes at the end of the session in which audience members are allowed to ask questions, assuming no panelist ran over their allotted time.
Advertising pays much of the budget for most online Publishers, making the growth of adblockers an existential threat. As such, adblocking has set off a software-based arms race, with publishers finding software solutions that keep ads appearing or entreat people using adblocking software to white-list ...
James Schnoebelen, right, a Washburn University associate professor and political communication scholar, speaks about gender stereotypes in politics Tuesday at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library during a meeting of the League of women Voters of Topeka-Shawnee County. (Samantha ...
Proficiency levels for all those groups actually rose on the English and math tests, as was expected in the second year of the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program tests. That's at least in part because students and teachers both become more familiar with what a test covers and how it's structured.
In November, Associate Professor of Communications and Africana Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, received the National Communication Association's 2017 Black Caucus Rex Crawley Outstanding Service Award. The award recognizes the contributions made by an active member of the National ...
When I was 19 and decided I wanted to become a psychology professor, I did so from the comfort of my dorm room, on the window seat across from a decommissioned fireplace. I'd always loved reading, writing, and talking, so what better career for me than academe? I could not have known that my vision ...
Karen Kelsky is founder and president of The Professor Is In, which offers advice and consulting services on the academic job search and on all aspects of the academic and postacademic career. She is a former tenured professor at two universities. Browse an archive of Kelsky's previous advice columns ...
Near the end of his first year teaching American studies at the Georgetown University campus in Qatar, Gary Wasserman introduced a dozen Israelis to a dozen undergraduates from across the Middle East. Then he left the room so the students could have an unfiltered discussion. The one-hour meeting ...
US-based Kenyan scholar Calestous Juma, who died on December 15 in the US, will be buried on January 6 at his home in Port Victoria, Busia ... While condoling with the family, President Uhuru Kenyatta described the late professor as a distinguished scholar and patriot whose dedication to Kenya was ...
When Mufuka and his family arrived in the United States, he had an H-1B visa to teach as a visiting professor at a college in Texas, but it only lasted for a year. ... It was because Lander hired him as a professor his family was able to stay in the United States -- he got the job 11 days before his visa expired.
When television and newspaper reporters have questions about serpent-handling churches, they frequently turn to an Arkansan for answers. Henderson State University psychology professor Paul Williamson is the co-author of Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling ...
The College of the Desert Academic Angels held a heavenly holiday luncheon to celebrate the season at Cuistot. ... With the help of a math professor and the tutoring center she was able to raise her grades, continue her education at California State University San Bernardino, Palm Desert campus, and ...
He's an assistant professor of hip-hop and the global south at the University of Virginia, and just wrapped up his first semester in the position. Several months ago, Carson earned his Ph.D. at Clemson University -- he's the one who went viral after he rapped his dissertation -- and landed the teaching ...
On March 16, 2017 an anonymous third party conveyed their suspicions that a research paper by an associate professor may be plagiarized. An academic misconduct committee was immediately established to investigate the matter, and consequently, on Sept. 1, 2017 the respondent admitted to ...
Two Silver Spring schools--Arcola and Roscoe R. Nix elementary schools--will test out an extended academic year as officials look to prevent students from backsliding over summer break, The Washington Post reports. Superintendent Jack Smith in early December first announced his plan to keep kids in ...
Already being used on a small-scale on campus, Open Educational Resources are widely available, usually free academic materials online that can be assembled by college librarians and professors into curricular replacements for textbooks. Mr. Mynes and the rest of the college's library staff will be ...
If you've ever wondered why cooks and line servers in cafeterias and commercial kitchens have to work with heads covered, you should. There's no evidence of anybody getting sick from eating a stray hair or two. So why wear them? Well, Jeff Kittay can tell you. In case you haven't heard of him, here's a ...
(SALEM, Mass.) -- A former Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who was convicted of staging his own shooting is now accused of forging part of his dead son's will to gain possession of several properties. Seventy-five-year-old John J. Donovan Sr. was indicted Thursday on charges including ...
Not having a task can be very stressful for workers, who are more likely to "work-stretch," or take longer to complete a task to fill the amount of time they've been given. Brodsky said previous academic research shows there are negative consequences for workers who are seen as idle, so employees may ...
"Drexel University has accepted his resignation and recognizes the significant scholarly contributions that Professor Ciccariello-Maher has made to the field of political thought and his service to the Drexel University community as an outstanding classroom teacher," the school said. "Drexel University ...
As tensions grew this fall over allegations of harassment and inappropriate conduct by T. Florian Jaeger (right), a professor of brain and cognitive sciences at the University of Rochester, the university announced it was placing him on a paid leave. But The Democrat and Chronicle reported that in the ...
On March 16, 2017 an anonymous third party conveyed their suspicions that a research paper by an associate professor may be plagiarized. An academic misconduct committee was immediately established to investigate the matter, and consequently, on Sept. 1, 2017 the respondent admitted to ...
Jordan Thomas was named a Rhodes Scholar. Newark public schools. The scholarship, among the most recognized international academic awards, counts former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., among its ranks. The award pays for two or three years of graduate study at ...
A tribute posted by the Bodleian History Faculty Library said: "Desperately sad news of the untimely passing of warm, witty, humane scholar Mark Whittow. The place will be that much sadder and poorer for his loss." Peter Frankopan, a professor of global history at Oxford, wrote on twitter: "Heart-breaking ...
Patrice Nganang, a professor in the university's cultural studies and comparative literature department, was held in a maximum-security prison after being charged with insulting Cameroon's army and inciting violence following his criticism of the government's handling of a separatist crisis in its Anglophone ...


 

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