Graduate education

ETS Aborts New GRE

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Facing frustrated graduate admissions officials, testing service abandons changes in substance and format of exam.

Making Grad School 'Family Friendly'

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For years, the conventional wisdom (with research to back it up) was that having children pre-tenure was a good way for a woman to derail or at least sidetrack a career in academe. Of course, with biological clocks running up against tenure clocks, that conventional wisdom was ignored by many. But many female academics have continued to feel that they face huge disadvantages from having children early in their careers.

Envisioning a New Ed.D.

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Nationwide effort to "reclaim" the education doctorate and distinguish it from the Ph.D. gets under way.

Improving Graduate Education

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Panelists discuss a Council of Graduate Schools report on lost ground and how to boost competitiveness in teaching and research.

Graduate Education, Post-Bologna

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Educators consider the impact of the process to "harmonize" European higher education on graduate schools here and abroad.

Removing the Language Barrier

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As European higher education internationalizes, master's programs taught in English proliferate.

New Standard for Getting In

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GRE may soon be accompanied by standardized way for graduate schools to consider applicants' non-cognitive abilities.

You Like Frisbee? I Like Frisbee!

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In matching graduate students with each other as mentors, Purdue wants to know more than just academic interests.

Why and When Ph.D. Students Finish

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New data point to importance of money and mentors -- and to significant differences by discipline.

American (Mathematicians) in Paris

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Brown University program is unusual in its ambition for graduate education.

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