Sexual assault and sexual harassment are widespread occurrences at American universities and colleges. Student outrage over a case at Harvard University is spotlighting an equally disturbing problem: how some campus administrators have tolerated sexual abuse by powerful academicians, and thereby perpetuated broadly unsafe conditions for students, staff, and even junior untenured professors. 1,060 more words
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I don’t know if I would choose to study anthropology…:
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“Within a few days, the executive board began receiving angry e-mails from self-identified scientific anthropologists who were irate about dropping the word “science” from the long-range plan.”
Behind a university’s research, class field trips, and student recruitment efforts is “a virtual smorgasbord of vehicles.” Meet the mechanics who keep them running.
If you work as a mechanic at Oregon State University, one of the clearest signs that a new academic year is nigh is the number of pickup trucks that are brought in to be serviced. 39 more words
A naturalized American wonders: Will perceptions of his “otherness” distort how his teaching on controversial topics is received?
The political rhetoric over the past year, attacking immigrants, non-Christians, and people of color, has not been easy to handle for this brown-skinned, accented, naturalized citizen who came to America in 1987 from Tamil Nadu, deep in southern India. 25 more words