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Posts tagged with "graduate students"

  • Beryl Lieff Benderly

    Keeping track of graduate alumni

    Now here’s a concept that could catch on if given a chance. Or maybe not: Graduate schools should keep track of what happens to their alumni and even offer them formal opportunities to prepare for careers outside academe.  Two graduate deans, Patricia Calarco of the University of California, San Francisco, and Lynne Pepall of Tufts… Read More
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    Admission Offers Drop for Foreign Grad Students at U.S. Universities

    For the first time in 5 years, admission offers from American universities to foreign grad students–including science and engineering students–dropped compared to the year before. Grad-school applications from foreign students increased slightly for the 2009-2010 academic year, but the increase was the smallest since 2005. These finding… Read More
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    Young Adult Uninsured Numbers Increase

    A new report from the Commonwealth Fund says that American adults aged 19-29 are becoming one of the largest and fastest growing segments of the population without health insurance. From 2004 to 2005, the number of uninsured young adults (defined as adults in this age range) grew from 12.9 million to 13.3 million. While adults… Read More