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University Students Fighting to Form Labor Union

A group of graduate students at Columbia University in New York have set out to establish a labor union for students.

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What graduates need to know about landing faculty jobs.
What Graduates Need to Know About Landing Faculty Jobs

It's likely that many Ph.D. candidates or graduates of a Master of Education programs share a dream of landing a good job on a tenure track on a teaching faculty.

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Study shows bias against women in academia.
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

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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Monday, May 05 2014 11:00 AM

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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Tuesday, Apr 08 2014 09:00 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

15-Year-Old Hopes to Start Medical School Soon

At 15 years old, Utah resident Jessica Brooke has her sights set on enrolling in medical school and pursuing a doctorate degree in the not too distant future, according to KSTU-Fox 13.
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Wednesday, Jan 30 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

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