(image: first Matilija poppy of the season)
Early luck in grant funding has massive long-term effects on future funding (and here’s the original paper)
This is shameful to the extreme: How the University of Minnesota hides its professors’ sexual harassment
The editor of a prestigious political science journal uses its website to deny harassment allegations against him
The very long history of sexual harassment by National Academy member Inder Verma is now out. And when the National Academy met this week, his malfeasance was not addressed. Along with Jessel, there are now two members who must be removed from the National Academy.
Did you hear that people made it to the Philippines at least 709,000 years ago?
When the Koch brothers endowed a faculty position at George Mason University, they have a say in who gets hired and they can ask the university to fire them too. This is how a university sells its soul for money.
How to develop metacognitive skills students, and why this is so important
Have a nice weekend.