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    July 25, 2003

    Aid to Minority Schools is Political Hot Potato

    A $250 million bill, proposed by Senator George Allen (R-VA), hopes to help African American, Native American, and Hispanic undergraduates, but it may jeopardize other NSF minority programs.

    January 20, 2006

    Do Minority-Training Programs Work?

    Asked to assess the programs, the panel threw up its hands.

    November 25, 2005

    U.S. Plans Suit to Stop Minority-Only Programs

    The case is the latest skirmish in an ongoing battle over federal programs aimed at boosting the tiny percentage of Hispanics, African Americans, and Native Americans in the scientific workforce.

    June 23, 2000

    Money Doesn't Buy Happiness, NSF Says

    August 31, 2001

    Student Research: What is it Good For?

    After decades of blind faith, educators are finally beginning to investigate what makes for a good research experience.

    September 01, 2000

    TEACHER TRAINING: How to Produce Better Math and Science Teachers

    June 06, 2003

    Report Asks Colleges to Plug A Leaky People Pipeline

    If we succeed in improving the climate for undergraduate and graduate students, we can have a dramatic impact on the number of students trained for scientific careers by 2010.

    May 26, 2006

    NIH Wants Better Results From Minority Programs

    October 29, 1999

    Grad Students Head to Class as New NSF Teaching Fellows

    October 08, 1999

    You're Not Listening

    July 30, 1999

    Science Funding 2000: Waiting and Worrying

    September 15, 2000

    U.S. Postdocs: Report Urges Better Treatment, Status

    June 09, 2006

    Diversity Remains Elusive for Flagship NSF Program

    November 15, 2002

    Graduate Student Unions: Collaboration Pays Off for Postdocs

    Child-care subsidies, a new benefit for postdocs at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, are a top priority for organizers.

    April 30, 1999

    High-Level Groups Study Barriers Women Face

    January 28, 2000

    Graduate Educators Struggle to Grade Themselves

    April 17, 2014

    The PECASE Winners Offer Advice

    After meeting President Barack Obama, the winners of America's most prestigious early-career award offer advice to other early-career scientists.

    April 16, 1998

    Fewer Minorities Under New NSF Rules

    From the 16 April issue of Science magazine. Last month the National Science Foundation (NSF) selected 900...
    January 30, 2015

    An education that closed doors

    Tamer Elsayed was willing to do anything to get an education; the cost ended up being high.

    April 04, 2008

    A Competitive Fellowship