Two unions in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system have disavowed a reorganization effort, in the latest case of faculty suspicion of consulting firms.
Resolutions on the issue often focus on symbolism more than specifics, as a recent flap over the American Studies Association's boycott demonstrates.
Prominent researchers have raised ethical concerns about university scientists' work for the companies. But some of those scientists reject the criticism as too broad.
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