Graduate students

Dwindling Support

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Report finds that programs for minority Ph.D. students are so afraid of legal and political challenges that they are broadening their missions.

Telling Postdocs About Tenure

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Two groups that support basic research sponsor weeklong course to help young scientists navigate through their universities.

Not So Intelligently Designed Ph.D. Panel

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Ohio State calls off dissertation defense amid criticism that faculty committee was set up to back questionable attacks on evolution.

A Different Kind of Fellowship

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Ford Foundation's largest program helps foreign students others ignore -- and challenges assumptions on international exchange.

Starting In on the Higher Ed Act

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A House panel approves bills on graduate and international education, beginning formal work on the massive federal law.

NYU Rejects UAW

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The only private university ever to accept a TA union plans to stop collective bargaining with graduate students.

Anger and Indifference in the Village

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Graduate students react with a mix of dismay and disregard to NYU's rejection of a TA union.

$3 Million Do-Over

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Technicality leads Iowa Supreme Court to throw out award to a former graduate student everyone agrees was sexually harassed.

Cheating Scandal at Virginia

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Large group of economics graduate students are under investigation at university known for its honor code.

Chicano Ph.D. Pipeline

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To encourage more doctorates, report suggests that the first place to look may be community colleges.


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