Graduate education

Despite slowdown in applications, growth in admission offers to international grad students

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A Council of Graduate Schools survey finds that initial offers of admission to international students grew by 9 percent this year, despite a slowdown in the growth of applications and a drop in interest from China. 

USC announces changes to its journalism master's degree program

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Amid newsroom cutbacks and a rapidly changing media landscape, journalism schools are trying to find ways to adapt. USC is crunching a two-year master's into nine months. At Columbia, the concentration requirement will be eliminated.

New report shows dependence of U.S. graduate programs on foreign students.

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New report provides breakdown on international enrollments by discipline and institution, showing that there are graduate STEM programs in which more than 90 percent of students are from outside the U.S.

Study finds black and Latino grad students borrow more to earn Ph.D.s

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Study finds that black and Latino students borrow more than others do to earn doctorates in STEM and social science fields.

Essay on telling your dissertation chair that you may not want to go into academe

The Alt-Ac Track

Shaun Longstreet and Brenda Bethman discuss how to tell your doctoral adviser that you may not want a career in academe.

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Institutions launch informal network to innovate and inspire humanities programs

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In a push to improve grad students' digital skills and career prospects, institutions join forces.

Essay on the importance of virtual communities to grad students

Sometimes grad students need more support than they can find on campus, writes Rachel Leventhal-Weiner.

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Essay questions whether applied Ph.D.s are useful for careers

Felicia B. LeClere considers the pros and cons -- for institutions and for grad students thinking about their careers.

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At MLA, not quite a consensus on reforming doctoral education

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At MLA meeting, faculty leaders push idea that doctoral education needs to be shorter and less specialized, but not everyone is ready to sign on.

AHA session focuses on role of teaching in discipline

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American Historical Association highlights lack of pedagogical preparation in Ph.D. programs.

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