Graduate education

Graduate education

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Sep 23, 2022
Prior research demonstrates insular faculty hiring practices within certain disciplines. A new study finds them across fields. What does that mean for knowledge production?

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September 23, 2022
Some programs may be ending, but Mellon and ACLS still support dissertation work and early-career scholars.
September 23, 2022
Prior research demonstrates insular faculty hiring practices within certain disciplines. A new study finds them across fields. What does that mean for knowledge production?
September 20, 2022
The Ford Fellowship program for diverse scholars is ending after nearly six decades. Experts worry it will leave a big hole in the funding landscape for underrepresented would-be professors.
September 9, 2022
Accused harasser John Comaroff’s first week back teaching at Harvard was met with a walkout, and other developments in the related lawsuit against the university.
August 11, 2022
A federally registered apprenticeship program would address supply-side job market problems and protect investments graduate students make in their careers, Dan Jacoby writes.
July 14, 2022
They announce an affiliation today with intention to create a national university system alongside additional partners to be named later.
July 8, 2022
Brandeis University overhauls Ph.D. training in the humanities and social sciences, including by funding internships on campus and off.
July 7, 2022
Medical students in states where abortion is criminalized are already facing restrictions to their education, with major implications for the future of reproductive health care.
June 14, 2022
A scholarship fund focused on Native American graduate students wants to increase their numbers in academe and professional careers and combat long-standing disparities.
May 16, 2022
Stymied by California’s outdated master plan for higher education, the state should look to Texas’ approach to supporting emerging research universities, Adela de la Torre writes.

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