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April 16, 1998

Fewer Minorities Under New NSF Rules

April 30, 1999

High-Level Groups Study Barriers Women Face

July 30, 1999

Science Funding 2000: Waiting and Worrying

October 08, 1999

You're Not Listening

October 29, 1999

Grad Students Head to Class as New NSF Teaching Fellows

January 28, 2000

Graduate Educators Struggle to Grade Themselves

April 21, 2000

Sharp Jump in Teaching Fellows Draws Fire From Educators

June 23, 2000

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness, NSF Says

September 01, 2000

TEACHER TRAINING: How to Produce Better Math and Science Teachers

September 15, 2000

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

January 19, 2001

Student Survey Highlights Mismatch of Training, Goals

May 18, 2001

New Data in Chemistry Show Zero Diversity

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.

December 07, 2001

Parenting and Career Progression: Women Tend to Suffer

Married women with children are less likely to be full professors than those without. The opposite is now true for men.

November 15, 2002

Graduate Student Unions: Labor Seeks Fertile Ground On Ivy-Covered Campuses

Graduate student unions aren't a new phenomenon at state universities. But their presence at elite private schools is raising the ante for scientists.

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.

May 23, 2003

Scientific Workforce: Down for the Count?

U.S. students are avoiding science degrees, industry is worried about filling high-tech jobs, and graduate programs are overflowing with foreigners. That's the accepted wisdom. But how true is it?

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.

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.

August 01, 2003

NIH Program Gives Minorities a Chance to Make Their MARC

Each year, MARC gives 700 talented undergraduates an intensive introduction to the life of a scientist, subsidizing their education, putting them to work in the lab, and offering one-on-one career counseling.