A Wave of Graduate Programs Drops the GRE Application Requirement
The standardized test normally required for graduate school entrance in the US is being dropped by an increasing number of science PhD programs, amid concerns about diversity and the test's predictive value.
To Meet the 'Plan S' Open-Access Mandate, Journals Mull Setting Papers Free at Publication
Some publishers are considering an approach they hope will both comply with "Plan S" and maintain their subscription income: allowing authors to post manuscripts in public archives as soon as their papers are published.
National Academy of Sciences Will Vote on Ejecting Sexual Harassers
The U.S. National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., will ask its members this month to change the organization’s bylaws to allow proven sexual harassers and those guilty of other misconduct to be ejected from their ranks.