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Study Shows Bias Against Women in Academia

When students evaluate their professors at the end of a semester, they could be more forgiving of male professors and quicker to judge female professors harshly.

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Many colleges want to diversify enrollments with international students.
Colleges Seek to Strengthen Appeal to International Students

Many colleges are attempting to find new ways to attract international applicants.

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Post-tenure reviews may become a new norm.
Post-Tenure Reviews May Become a New Norm

Recently, some universities have decided to instate post-tenure reviews so that they can continue to hold faculty members of all levels accountable for their work and promote constant improvement in their schools' educational experience.

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Professor pay surpasses inflation, leaves more to be desired.
Professor Pay Surpasses Inflation, Leaves More to be Desired

For a number of students pursuing an occupation in academia - in addition to individuals already working in this environment - the field's economic conditions as of late have been cause for concern.

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Many Researchers Not Taking Advantage of Social Media

The research university scholars are responsible for is often the result of a significant investment of their time and effort.
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Wednesday, Apr 02 2014 11:00 AM

Medical Schools See Success of Holistic Review Process

In the past few years, medical schools across the country have revamped their admissions processes by supporting the Association of American Medical Colleges' (AAMC) Holistic Review Project.
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Friday, Apr 12 2013 11:00 AM

3-Year Medical School Programs Could Help Students and the Healthcare System

Some institutions are trying to shorten medical school by one year to assist individual students and bolster the national healthcare system.
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Monday, Dec 24 2012 01:00 PM

Survey Shows More Americans Earning Research Doctorate Degrees

According to a newly released survey by the National Science Foundation (NSF), 49,010 students earned research doctorate degrees from American universities in 2011.
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Friday, Dec 07 2012 11:00 AM

Five Celebrities Who Hold Doctoral Degrees

These five stars have demonstrated a particularly strongly passion for higher education, as they not only earned a bachelor's degree, but a doctorate as well.
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Tuesday, Oct 30 2012 02:00 PM

Medical School Continues to Be an Attractive Option for Students

In 2012, more than 45,000 individuals applied to medical school, marking an increase of 3.1% from 2011.
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Thursday, Oct 25 2012 11:00 AM

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