News tagged with faculty

Are some faculty members really serfs?

Full-time non-tenure track faculty at colleges and universities lack a professional identity and a sense of self worth, according to interviews with these faculty members that formed the basis of a recently published paper co-authored by a University of California, Rivers ...

Feb 14, 2012
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Women in science? Universities don't make the grade

Despite years of trying to improve the number of women undergraduates in science and engineering, a new study shows most universities are failing. Not only are women lagging behind their male classmates, efforts to close ...

Sep 29, 2011
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Authors Guild sues universities over online books

Authors and authors' groups in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom sued the University of Michigan and four other universities Monday, seeking to stop the creation of online libraries made up of as ...

Sep 13, 2011
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Report: MIT makes strides with women scientists

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has succeeded in boosting the number of women on its science and engineering faculties and in making the university a friendlier and more supportive place to work in the decade since ...

Mar 21, 2011
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Pilot safety protocol could help dentists reduce errors

Pilots and dentists have more in common than one might think: Both jobs are highly technical and require teamwork. Both are subject to human error where small, individual mistakes may lead to catastrophe if not addressed ...

Aug 02, 2010
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High-tech mom helps teach student nurses

(PhysOrg.com) -- Her name is Noelle and she’s about to give birth, but she isn’t a real mother-to-be. Noelle is a simulated mom who’s helping senior nursing students learn how to take care of mothers ...

Oct 28, 2009
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