A team of University of Arkansas researchers found in a national survey that, when their school leaders were open and active in implementing Common Core State Standards, teachers felt more positive about those standards.
One year after they graduate, women with Ph.D.s in science and engineering fields earn 31 percent less than do men, according to a new study using previously unavailable data.
A new study by a University of Illinois employment law expert determined that the First Amendment often fails to protect the most controversial ideas expressed by faculty in higher education.
For doctoral students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics, landing a job as a research-oriented college or university faculty member typically requires having spent time as a postdoctoral researcher.
Research from North Carolina State University finds that "multimodal" communication - using a mix of words, images and other resources - is important for students and faculty in higher education, a finding that argues for ...
A new study of the time-honored tradition of haggling over new car prices shows that sales personnel who are trained to understand a customer's price sensitivity will strike a better deal for their employers.
The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost ...
Pursuing scientific or engineering careers in industry, government or private research after getting a Ph.D. used to be considered a one-way ticket out of academia.
(Edmonton) A new study from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is giving important new insight into how officer interactions with the homeless can shape their long-term attitudes toward police.
When all else is equal between highly qualified candidates for entry-level faculty positions, professors in academic science overwhelmingly prefer women over men, Cornell researchers previously found in national experiments. ...