Graduate Students Seek Better Pay
Science Careers writes that graduate students in the US and Canada are pushing for better wages.
A poll finds that more than quarter of women in academia think they were not promoted because of their gender, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Strike in the UK
Nature News reports that university employees in the UK went on strike this week to protest pension cuts and more.
Columbia, Student-Workers Reach Deal
Inside Higher Ed reports that after years of negotiation, Columbia University and student-workers there have reached a contract agreement.
Pension Strike Possible
The Guardian reports that university workers in the UK are considering a strike over a proposed pension cut.
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.
Pandemic Push for Grad Student Unions
Science reports that the pandemic has ramped up efforts to unionize among many graduate students.
Not Super Pleased
A survey explores how UK academics view their university leadership teams' decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature reports
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.
According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, enrollment at colleges and universities in the US was down this spring, as compared to 2020.