In some places, the dismal labour conditions of young academics have spurred them to unionise. Not so in the Czech Republic, where students and intellectuals lead lives of “state-ordered poverty”.
Researchers found over a third of female graduate students and a fifth of male graduate students on the campus of a large public university had experienced sexual harassment.
Can the race of a teaching assistant have an impact on student grades?
Female scholars tend to assign more readings from women authors. But then male instructors assign more of their own work.
Students at American universities are spending more and more years on completing their PhDs, only to find there are fewer and fewer tenure-track jobs.
Suicidal thoughts among college students are more common than we think. Graduate students, especially those in the humanities, are at a greater risk.