Going beyond TOEFL, U. of Alabama at Birmingham tests international graduate students on their ability to perform high-level academic work in English.
Journalism professor's new book is a distinctly personal account of researching D.C.'s gay clubs.
Graduate students get broader insight into issues they might soon be facing in higher education in Virginia Tech's "Global Perspectives" study abroad course.
University of South Carolina faces pressure to raise stipend levels.
Those fresh from grad school don't feel well prepared for many duties, and end up learning on the job. Men rank themselves as better prepared than do women.
Survey spotlights increased competition for U.S. graduate schools, which are increasingly creating degree programs with institutions abroad.
What's wrong with graduate education these days? Is it what Ph.D. students are missing -- teaching skills perhaps, or the ability to branch out beyond their area of specialization? Or is that too many students take too long to finish?
Foreign, male and white doctoral students are more likely than their American, female and minority colleagues to finish their programs.
Gains are greater for foreign students than those from the U.S., for blacks than for whites, and for those studying in the health sciences than in other disciplines.
In-depth study suggests a shift in focus for the discipline, based on its role in liberal education, not just its own field of study. Graduate education seen as key area for change.
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