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2014-09-30 23:07:45

A new American Institutes for Research (AIR) research brief on STEM Ph.D.s identifies the most gender imbalanced academic fields in which Ph.D.'s are awarded and finds a considerable loss

2012-03-23 13:19:33

A contingent of science and engineering graduate students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will deliver a petition in support of research funding to members of Congress on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

2011-04-08 00:00:28

American University's School of Communication is offering a new, innovative PhD program in communication in which students will earn their doctoral degrees in three years. Washington, D.C.

2010-12-03 13:00:44

A new report recently released by the National Science Foundation, titled "Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2009," presents a statistical overview of the U.S. doctoral education system in snapshots and long-term trends.

2010-08-23 06:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Scranton, in partnership with Bisk Education and University Alliance Online, is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for new Bisk Foundation Teacher Education Scholarships to be awarded this fall.

2010-05-05 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hobsons and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) announced today the global expansion of the GRE® Search Service. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/CLTU018LOGO ) The GRE Search Service is an Internet-based student recruitment tool that allows graduate institutions to identify potential graduate school candidates. "The market spoke and we responded," said Craig Heldman, CEO, Hobsons.

2009-11-20 10:38:21

US academic institutions awarded 48,802 research doctorate degrees in 2008, the sixth consecutive annual increase in US doctoral awards and the highest number ever reported by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Survey of Earned Doctorates.

2008-11-06 09:00:32

Classes for some 50,000 students at Toronto's York University were canceled Thursday as faculty workers went on strike over wage issues.

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