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    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...
    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.