Medical schools adapt to the Dobbs abortion decision

Medical students in states where abortion is criminalized are already facing restrictions to their education, with major implications for the future of reproductive health care.

A protester holds up a sign that says "Med students for choice" with a picture of a coat hanger in front of the Missouri statehouse, a white marble building with columns and a dome.

Professors’ op-ed rails against modern culture, ‘inner-city blacks’

Essay by law professors at Penn and San Diego asserts that “all cultures are not equal,” decries modern culture, birth control, “inner-city blacks” and “anti-assimilation” Latino immigrants. Many at Penn are demanding the university speak out.


U of Oregon suspends professor who wore blackface to party


University of Oregon suspends faculty member while investigating her conduct at a Halloween party. Many of her colleagues demand she resign. Legally, can she be sanctioned?


U of Tennessee investigating a professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina

U of Tennessee investigates professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina.


Study examines bystander behavior in cyberbullying cases

A study on bystander behavior and cyberbullying raises questions about student behavior in large online courses.

A professor fails his entire class and his university intervenes

Professor at Texas A&M at Galveston was so frustrated with students' performance that he told them he wouldn't pass anyone and that he was done with them. Administrators had other ideas.


Accreditation snag delays Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program

Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

Unusual sexual harassment case at Northwestern U. brings out advocates of student indemnification

Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.


Reports raise questions about discounts and non-need-based aid at law and medical schools

Is use of non-need-based aid educationally sound? Does it create financial vulnerabilities for the schools? Questions asked about undergraduate admissions are showing up in professional admissions as well.


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