Graduate students

State of the TA Unions

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Organizers of graduate students convene to assess the year that was -- and to develop a national message.

Are You Now or Have You Ever...

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Under new Ohio law, some public universities require new professors to sign statement about possible links to terrorist groups.

We Regret to Inform You...

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As NASA has moved money away from science, some researchers have lost money and young talent virtually overnight.

Learning to Teach

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CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.

NYU Strike Is Over -- Without Contract

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Graduate students resume teaching duties, failing to win recognition of their union.

End of the Picket Line

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Experts consider why a strike failed to get NYU to recognize a union -- even as graduate students seek new strategies to win collective bargaining.

Diversity Up for Grad Students

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Enrollment increase is led by gains for women and African Americans.

Cultivating the 'Whole' Graduate Student

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The phrase "graduate student life" has traditionally been something of an oxymoron in higher education. Doctoral students train diligently, often siloed in their academic departments, spend most of their non-classroom hours either teaching or studying solo in the library, and typically live in off-campus apartments. While many institutions have improved how they pay and prepare graduate students in recent years, fewer have paid significant attention to their lives as people, too.

A Brief History of American Ph.D.'s

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Forget Ask.com. If you have a question about American graduate education over the last 100 years, you can probably find the answer in a data-heavy report released this week by the National Science Foundation.

Want to Get Ahead? Get Hitched

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Data document relationship between finishing graduate school, publishing, getting a job -- and being married.

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