Graduate education

Strike Begins at Illinois

Smart Title: 
The Graduate Employees Organization walks out as contract negotiations hit a snag. Students say tuition waivers are threatened; administrators say they plan no changes.

Doctorate Production Continues to Grow

Smart Title: 
U.S. universities record fifth straight year of increase in number of degrees awarded. Gains come mostly in sciences and among non-U.S. citizens; humanities Ph.D.'s decline 4.5 percent.

Doctorate Production Ebbs

Smart Title: 
1.4 percent increase in number of degrees awarded in 2008 is smallest since 2003; growth in biology doctorates accounts for most of the uptick, and humanities continue to dip.

The New GRE, Redux

Section: 
Smart Title: 
Key test for graduate admissions will lose antonyms and analogies, replace some geometry with data analysis, alter scoring, and let test takers move among questions. ETS calls shifts significant; critics see cosmetic changes.

Ph.D. Supply and Demand

Smart Title: 
At history meeting, grad students and those who lead doctoral programs consider bleak job market, quality of graduate programs, and consider whether there is an "oversupply" issue.

Grad School Survival Guide

Smart Title: 

While most doctoral programs have some sort of orientation, the focus on such mat

Showdown on Grad Unions

Smart Title: 

New York University is once again center stage in the legal and policy debate over whether graduate teaching assistants at private universities can form unions.

An Agenda for Graduate Education

Smart Title: 

The prime position of American graduate education is increasingly at risk, and both universities and the government need to renew their commitments to helping students earn advanced degrees, says a report being released today.

Methodology Change for Ph.D. Rankings

Section: 
Smart Title: 

The National Research Council -- responding to criticism it received in the internal peer review of its forthcoming doctoral program rankings -- is changing the methodology in a few key places for the long-awaited project.

Personalizing the M.D.

Smart Title: 

A hundred years after the release of the Flexner Report, which set many of the standards that still guide North American medical education, a report being published today aims to stimulate reforms to reshape medical schools and residency programs for the next century.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Graduate education
Back to Top