Graduate education

NYU Undergrads Join Strike -- for a Day

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Students ditch classes to support their teaching assistants on the picket line.

What Makes Grad Students Graduate?

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Study looks for factors that encourage Ph.D. completion and finds that expectations count for a lot.

Conflicting Claims on NYU Strike

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In showdown on TA rights, university says most grad students are on the job; union says its members are holding out.

A Key Senator's Suggestions

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It's far from clear, at this relatively early stage, whether the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education will go the legislative route to pursue whatever changes its members desire. But if the panel chooses to do so, it will almost certainly need the help of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the former U.S. education secretary and University of Tennessee president who heads the Senate's education subcommittee. 

New Research on Graduate Education

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Group will commission annual studies to improve training of master's and Ph.D. students.

Strike Two

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Some NYU graduate students return to the picket lines for a second semester -- but others return to teaching.

No More Pay Days

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Stipends are gone for some striking NYU graduate assistants.

The Post-Sputnik Era, Redux

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Bolstering U.S. competitiveness is not just the government's job, research university group says in new report.

Making Room for Baby

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Stanford offers new policy to help pregnant grad students.

Held Back at Michigan?

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Black graduate students charge that they are recruited -- and then discouraged from going for doctorates.

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