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Outside the Ivy Tower

The Concord Monitor – In this op-ed, Leslie Henderson, a professor of physiology and of biochemistry, and senior associate dean for faculty affairs, responds to a recent Bloomberg opinion piece that suggests large endowments of elite colleges result in professors who “obscure research that no one uses or reads.”

Why Are Synthetic Hormones Off-Limits in Sports?

Pacific Standard – In this op-ed, Leslie Henderson poses two questions: “Should intersex women who have naturally elevated levels of steroids called androgens be eligible to compete as women?” and, “Should athletes, male or female, be able to administer chemically modified androgens (anabolic steroids) to improve athletic performance?”