Two black men said this week that Donald Trump’s campaign ordered Secret Service and law enforcement officers to remove them from a rally in Clemson, South Carolina for no apparent reason. In a video posted to Facebook, Clemson Professor Chenjerai Kumanyika explains that he and a friend, A.D....
Russia's operation in Syria has weakened the position of US-backed Islamic militants, changed opinions in the US and brought a resolution to the conflict closer, Northeastern University professor and terrorism expert Max Abrahms told Sputnik.
The UK's new alcohol guidelines are unlikely to have a direct impact on drinking, but they do raise awareness of harm and so may alter social attitudes towards alcohol, suggests an expert in The BMJ today. Professor Theresa Marteau,Show More Summary
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) has a big advantage over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) when it comes to black voters. She leads Sanders by a 54-point margin with black Americans in South Carolina, the next primary onShow More Summary
Houman Danesh, MD Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Rehabilitation Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Director, Division of Integrative Pain Management The Mount Sinai Hospital What You Don't Know About Pain Medications Can Hurt You As a pain management specialist, I field various questions about pain medications. Show More Summary
Wheaton College announced Wednesday that it will create a scholarship in the name of former professor Larycia Hawkins, who has agreed to forgo her tenure and leave the school after being suspended in December for asserting that Christians and Muslims worship the same God.
Gabriele Saleh, a research fellow at MIPT, and Prof. Artem Oganov, a Laboratory Supervisor at MIPT and Professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), have discovered what causes the stability of various compounds...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Julia Ormond is confirmed to co-star opposite Peter Dinklage in Rememory. The Mark Palansky helmed pic revolves around a professor who mysteriously dies just before the release his game changing big invention. Replacing Catherine...Show More Summary
Here's what both sides shared at today's press conference. At a press conference today in downtown Chicago, Wheaton College president Philip Ryken and professor Larycia Hawkins addressed their reconciliation and her departure. Meanwhile,...Show More Summary
The president of Princeton University is speaking out after a professor of African-American studies at the school was arrested during a traffic stop last week. Professor Imani Perry, who is black, has claimed she was mistreated by police officers because of her race. Show More Summary
Time for an Official Wonkette update on a story we brought you weeks back, about Wheaton College political science professor Larycia Hawkins, and her nasty proclivity for acting like Muslims are not only human beings, but also people who worship the same god as Christians. (Don’t know where she got that, except for maybe THE HISTORY
An economics professor made the audacious suggestion a few years ago that the medieval practice of trial by ordeal “worked” because innocent people were more likely than guilty ones to pick up pieces of hot iron or plunge their bare hands into boiling oil. The practice depended on suspects having...
Cover photo: A Syrian girl holds up a poster she drew “about how she recently helped someone using information or technology” during UW professor Karen Fisher’s workshop at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan in January 2015. Photo courtesy of Karen Fisher, University of Washington Information School. Show More Summary
The president firing them once compared college students to "cuddly bunnies" and told faculty "you just have to drown the bunnies … put a Glock to their heads." The post Professors Lose Jobs After Speaking Out Against Administration’s Drop-Out Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In his new book, "Superbosses," Dartmouth business professor Sydney Finkelstein describes a type of leader who thrives on making other people successful. These superbosses make a point of only hiring exceptionally talented employees,...Show More Summary
Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Md., is at the center of widespread controversy after two professors there were fired. Here's what you need to know about the evolving controversy.
Academic bias in favor of government is a real problem according to the professor who sounded the alarm on Flint, Michigan’s lead contamination crisis. That Virginia Tech civil engineering professor, Marc Edwards, criticized academia...Show More Summary
These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Kevin Murphy, Research Scientist at Google, former Professor at UBC, on Quora. Q: What is the most important unresolved problem in machine learning? A: Unsupervised learning. Show More Summary
Topics include Lily-Rose Depp, Barbie being full of lies, hipster homophobia, Beyoncé, Zoolander 2, relationships and Netflix, BriaAndChrissy, Professor Sprout and more! The post Pop Culture Fix: Mattell Isn’t Selling Abby Wambach Barbies and Lily-Rose Depp Isn’t Gay appeared first on Autostraddle.