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Millions of people quit their jobs in the ‘Great Resignation.’ Here is why it may not last long

Reports of the so-called Great Resignation may have been exaggerated. Over the past several months, a rapidly growing number of Americans left their ...

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives are more pervasive than you think

Historically, American universities hired faculty members based on the quality of their scholarship. The process was meritocratic, with the most ...

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Researcher works for diversity and inclusion in sciences, one journal at a time

A University of Rhode Island researcher and colleagues who study invasive species have published a series of articles in the ...

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The ‘great resignation’ is a trend that began before the pandemic – and bosses need to get used to it

Employers are having a harder time recruiting new workers. AP Photo/Marta Lavandier Ian O. Williamson, University of California, Irvine Finding ...

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Invisible diversity in science and universities

Scientists are much more diverse than the stereotypical picture of an old man in a lab coat with wild hair. There are people of any gender, any ...

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Wages up as Americans are encouraged back to work and into the office – 3 takeaways from the latest jobs report

“Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it’s back to work we go.” Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images Christopher Decker, University of Nebraska ...

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Women are more competitive when they’re given an option to share winnings – a research finding that may help close the gender pay gap

Women may be more team-oriented than men. Delmaine Donson/E+ via Getty Images Mary L. Rigdon, University of Arizona The Research Brief is a ...

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Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs? The centurylong search for the elusive answer shows why economics is so difficult – but data sure helps

The fight over the minimum wage continues. AP Photo/John Raoux Veronika Dolar, SUNY Old Westbury For decades it was conventional wisdom in the ...

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