The New Polytechnics

Institutions embrace name that dates to early days of engineering education, using it to designate hands-on, practical programs.

Paying by the Program

Public institutions nationwide are increasingly varying undergraduate tuition rates by major.

A Lab of Their Own

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute initiative intends to increase number of women who are full professors in the sciences.

Bill on Science Teacher Ed Advances

House committee sends scholarship legislation to the floor with few major changes.

Nurturing the Next Generation

U.S. House panel debates what the National Science Foundation can do to support young researchers with risky ideas.

Hunger Strike Could Return to MIT

Professor says he will resume protest -- to death if need be -- if he doesn't receive tenure, but some faculty defend denial.

A Raise for the Record Books

SUNY Albany nanoscience chief and professor sees his salary increase -- by $142,000, to about $667,000.

Admitted -- to College and Grad School

To attack STEM shortage, CUNY chancellor proposes accepting promising freshmen into Ph.D. programs in science and math.

The Science Lab Is Flat

Study documents increasing share of papers by American researchers with foreign partners.

Apples and Oranges in International Statistics

New report warns of the limitations of international comparisons of educational achievement.


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