(ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation) Professor Robert Mansel, Chair of the 11th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-11) and Emeritus Professor of Surgery at Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK, has called for men to be included in trials to improve treatments for breast cancer. Show More Summary
By Nicole L. Novak, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, University of Iowa and Natalie Lira, Assistant Professor of Latina/Latino Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Postcard of the Napa State Hospital in Napa, Calif., circa 1905.... The post Forced sterilization programs in California...
Columbia University professor Sharyn O’Halloran, an expert in political economy and international trade and finance, says the China tariffs announced by the Trump administration on Thursday may come at costly price for the U.S. (March 22)
A professor from Cape Town University thought he made the discovery of a lifetime. Tony Spitz has the details.
By Jason Rantanen It’s an exciting time for Iowa Law–we have some phenomenal junior faculty members who joined us this past fall and, as of Tuesday, we have a new dean. Kevin Washburn, Regents Professor of Law and former dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law, will be joining the Iowa College […]
(Portland State University) Sociology professor Dara Shifrer examined which measures of socioeconomic status -- parents' education, family income, race and parents' occupation -- have the greatest influence over a child's locus of control and why
Sam Brunson (Loyola-Chicago) has been named Georgia Reithal Professor of Law. His recent publications include: A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones University: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell, __ Ind. L.J. __ (forthcoming)(with David J. Herzig) Taxing Utopia, 47 Seton Hall L. Rev. __ (forthcoming) [draft] Dear IRS, It Is Time...
The professor who mistook Mars for a new space object is tired of the commotion around his non-discovery.
University Professor of Applied Physics Stephen Arnold and his team at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering have made a discovery that could lead to Star Trek-like biosensor devices capable of flagging the barest presence...Show More Summary
DERSHOWITZ VS. TOOBIN: I got to that via a WaPo piece titled “Jeffrey Toobin to his former professor Alan Dershowitz: ‘What’s happened to you?,'” which makes it seem as though Toobin got the better of Dershowitz, which is certainly not how I would score it. The clip ends with Dershowitz giving a definitive defense of […]
A college professor stepped in hot water with a controversial email.
A bug in Facebook's advertising platform made it possible for potential hackers to uncover users' phone numbers, according to a paper presented by Northeastern associate professor Alan Mislove at the the Federal Trade Commission conference PrivacyCon last month.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: A professor says that she quit a committee on civil discourse because the thought of working with conservative students was “making me miserable.” Related: Students reel in ‘fear’ after profs launch conservative paper.
I got to that via a WaPo piece titled "Jeffrey Toobin to his former professor Alan Dershowitz: ‘What’s happened to you?,'" which makes it seem as though Toobin got the better of Dershowitz, which is certainly not how I would score it. Show More Summary
This interview originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. To help make sense of where we stand as an economy, as a country, and as human beings, Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Laureate Professor in the...
The UCLA School of Nursing has received $2 million from the Shapiro Family Charitable Foundation to endow a faculty chair in developmental disability studies. The Shapiro Family Endowed Chair in Developmental Disability Studies willShow More Summary
(Arizona State University) Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment.By revolutionizing microbiological-based technologiesShow More Summary
Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer doesn't mince words. Workplace stress -- the result of conditions like long hours, a lack of health insurance, little autonomy on the job, high job demands -- don't just hit productivity or damage morale. They're killing us. "It's pretty clear that the human costs -- in terms of death -- and […]
'In her book, The Episodic Career, author and professor Farai Chideya considers how professionals can protect themselves and achieve their personal definition of success in an age of uncertainty. In her 99U talk, Chideya focuses on how creatives in particular can not just survive, but thrive amid disruption.'
(John Hinderaker) Harvard Law School’s Professor Larry Tribe, who has turned into a left-wing crank, is offering a seminar titled “Constitutional Law 3.0: The Trump Trajectory.” It is a seminar open to only 12 students approved by the professor. Show More Summary