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    February 17, 2013

    Revisiting ACS's "Improving Graduate Education" Report

    At a session at the AAAS Annual Meeting, featured members of the ACS presidential committee on fixing graduate chemistry education, expounded on the report's recommendations.

    February 16, 2013

    Panel to NIH: Do More to Reform Biomedical Training

    A panel of workforce experts at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting urged NIH to be more aggressive in fixing biomedical workforce training.

    February 17, 2013

    A New NSF Competition for Improving Graduate Education

    NSF empowers graduate students with small awards to help them improve their graduate programs.

    February 27, 2013

    NSF Announces Sequestration Plans

    In response to the sequester, the National Science Foundation plans to award approximately 1000 fewer grants.

    March 04, 2013

    A Videocast on Industry Interviews—from NIH

    NIH branches out, presenting a videocast on interviewing for jobs beyond the ivory tower.

    March 12, 2013

    Plagiarism Suspected in Successful NSF Grant Proposals

    Plagiarism software uncovers nearly 100 cases of plagiarism in one year's successful NSF grant proposals.

    Ed Lazowska
    March 27, 2013

    "We Are the World"

    Computer science veteran Ed Lazowska argues that his field is poised to dominate careers in the sciences.

    NIH Building
    March 29, 2013

    NIH Wants Your Input on Training

    NIH is seeking feedback from the community on how best to improve graduate and postdoctoral training.

    April 01, 2013

    Cooking Up a Storm

    The New York Times quickly changes course in an online obituary of a highly accomplished engineer, after initially emphasizing her housekeeping accomplishments.

    April 08, 2013

    Why Good Scientists Don't Have to Be Great at Math

    E. O. Wilson says that only in a few fields do scientists need serious mathematical chops.

    Taken for Granted
    April 11, 2013

    What Sequestration Reveals About Science

    Sequestration reveals vulnerabilities in the nation's system for funding science.

    Alternative Certification Programs
    April 19, 2013

    A Downstream Pathway into Teaching

    Scientists with a passion for pedagogy are turning to alternative certification programs to facilitate a transition into the classroom.

    April 19, 2013

    The Immigration Bill and the High-Skill Job Market

    According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the newly proposed immigration bill is bad news for job seekers.

    Tamily Weissman-Unni
    April 22, 2013

    A Turn Toward the Classroom and Home

    Tamily Weissman-Unni feels like a failure—but she's not.

    Taken for Granted
    April 26, 2013

    Report: Patrick Harran to Go to Trial

    A Los Angeles judge denies a motion to dismiss charges for the UCLA professor's role in technician's chemistry lab death.

    Taken for Granted
    May 03, 2013

    How to Succeed in Industry by Really Trying

    What Dow Chemical's chief technology officer looks for in new employees may not be what you think.

    Michael Yaffe
    May 10, 2013

    Michael Yaffe

    The systems biologist and trauma surgeon talks about treating patients after the Boston Marathon bombings and about his career.

    May 09, 2013

    Four 'Not Guilty' Pleas Entered for Patrick Harran

    The UCLA chemistry professor will be tried on four felony counts related to the death of lab assistant Sheri Sangji in a laboratory fire.

    San Francisco VA
    May 10, 2013

    Suit Brought for Wrongful Death of Lab Worker

    The family of Richard Din is suing San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for failing to adequately enforce infectious-agent safety protocols.

    May 13, 2013

    When All Science Becomes Data Science

    As traditional disciplines become more data-focused, traditional scientists need to become more "pi-shaped".

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