Vanderbilt Faces $20 Million Lawsuit for Mishandling Sexual Harassment

Because it is another day in America, an esteemed institution of higher learning faces a federal lawsuit for handling sexual harassment abysmally. In this particular case, a former Vanderbilt graduate student alleges that she was sexually harassed by a supervisor and roundly ignored and discriminated against by… » 7/17/14 2:30pm 7/17/14 2:30pm

Female Professor Loses Job Offer When She Tries to Negotiate

Women, lean in! Women, negotiate! Women, step up to the plate! Women ask for what you want! The worst they could say is "no"! Great advice, except for when it's the worst advice; for one female academic, the worst they could — and did — say was "actually, never mind. We don't want to hire you now that we know what you… » 3/13/14 12:30pm 3/13/14 12:30pm

Groundbreaking Reality Show to Focus on Women Who Went to Grad School…

Have you ever found yourself lamenting the fact that reality TV is out of ideas (How many shows about aggressive antiquing and food wars do we need?!)? Have you ever wished that someone would make your favorite genre exciting again by taking a Wayback Machine to the 1950's and poking around for outdated social… » 10/19/12 3:10pm 10/19/12 3:10pm

Trustees of All-Male College Want to Keep Tradition of No Girls Allowed

For 95 years, Deep Springs College, perhaps the most exclusive institute of higher education in the country — only around 26 undergraduates attend the two-year school, and most go on to Ivy League universities afterwards — has only accepted men into its rigorous program which includes not only a liberal arts… » 5/10/12 11:00am 5/10/12 11:00am

Harvard Senior Accused Of Involvement In Murder Accuses School Of Racism

Chanequa Campbell, 21, is a Harvard student and sociology major who has won scholarships through Goldman Sachs, Coca Cola and The New York Times. She planned to graduate June 4th, but because of her alleged involvement in the murder of a local drug dealer, Campbell has been ordered off campus. » 5/27/09 9:30am 5/27/09 9:30am

Middle East Recruitment Gives New Meaning To "College Girls"

A story in today's International Herald Tribune discusses the fate of women's colleges in this country. Specifically: Bryn Mawr, Barnard, Mount Holyoke, Wellesley and Smith. "In the 1960s," writes Tamar Lewin, "there were some 300 women's colleges in the United States; now there are fewer than 60." Sure, these schools… » 6/03/08 3:00pm 6/03/08 3:00pm

Bill Bender Fucked Students For 20 Years, Looking Like This

The days of campus romance are over, writes Sue Schellenbarger in today's Wall Street Journal: "Gone are the days when sororities and dorms marked engagements with candle-passing ceremonies while men serenaded beneath the windows." (No yeah, she seriously wrote that.) But don't tell that to University of Georgia… » 1/31/08 3:30pm 1/31/08 3:30pm