Career Blog Oct 01, 2021 Not as Hoped The Chronicle of Higher Education says Rutgers University faculty are disappointed with a process aimed at addressing pay equity but that they say does not. Aug 27, 2021 Pandemic Push for Grad Student Unions Science reports that the pandemic has ramped up efforts to unionize among many graduate students. Aug 10, 2021 Not Super Pleased A survey explores how UK academics view their university leadership teams' decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature reports Jul 27, 2021 Cycle Repeat? Nature News writes that some researchers are concerned that an infusion of funding for the National Institutes of Health could lead to another "boom and bust" cycle. Jun 10, 2021 Enrollment Down According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, enrollment at colleges and universities in the US was down this spring, as compared to 2020. Apr 14, 2021 The Pandemic and Women in STEM The New York Times reports on how the COVID-19 pandemic may affect women in STEM. Feb 25, 2021 Missing from the Top A new report finds that women, especially women of color, are missing among the high-earners at research universities in the US, the Chronicle of Higher Education writes. Jan 26, 2021 Time Lost Researcher-parents, especially mothers of small children, have lost research time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Jan 20, 2021 Time of Preprints Inside Higher Ed reports that the preprint site medRxiv has taken off with the COVID-19 pandemic. Nov 10, 2020 Now for Spring Semester Plans Inside Higher Ed reports some university professors are pushing back against plans for increased numbers of in-person classes for next semester. Load More Breaking News Exome Sequencing of UK Biobank Participants Highlights Natural Variation, Gene Function Cystic Fibrosis Sinus Infections Involve Microbes With Shifting Evolution Patterns Molecular Assemblies Wins $256K NIH Phase I SBIR Grant to Develop Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Vibrent Health, VCU Partner to Offer Twin Research Platform Castle Biosciences Acquires Cernostics for up to $80M Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Inivata Partner on Clinical Liquid Biopsy Studies The Scan Could Mix It Up The US Food and Drug Administration is considering a plan that would allow for the mixing-and-matching of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and boosters, the New York Times says. Closest to the Dog New Scientist reports that extinct Japanese wolf appears to be the closest known wild relative of dogs. Offer to Come Back The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back. PNAS Papers on Myeloid Differentiation MicroRNAs, Urinary Exosomes, Maize Domestication In PNAS this week: role of microRNAs in myeloid differentiation, exosomes in urine, and more.