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Women Professors' Salaries Have Gone Up More Than Men's — But the Wage Gap Is Still Widening

A new "Chronicle of Higher Education" analysis of U.S. Education Department data reveals some seemingly good news: The salaries of women in academia are going up. Read More »

See How This Professor Helped Out a Single Mother Mid-Lecture

One Professor at DeVry University proved that nothing can get in the way of learning — not even the presence of a toddler in class. Read More »

Tracy K. Smith wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry!

Monday was a great day for MAKER, Tracy K. Smith. Not only was it her 40th birthday, but the poet and Princeton University professor also won a Pulitzer Prize for her book, Life on Mars. Read More »