The National Institutes of Health, for one, is building a national database to link minority students to informal advisers at other universities or within companies, with plans for training in "culturally responsive mentoring."
The university wants to allow departments to set the upper limit on stipends. But critics say the move violates a long-held principle at Madison of "equal pay for equal work."
Colleges face growing pressure to hire more minority professors, but the latest data show little progress in awarding more doctorates to black students.
What began as a struggle for better working conditions at the New School now has implications for private universities nationwide.
Doctoral students from CUNY will teach humanities classes at a local community college, a move meant to prepare them for the country’s changing student population.
The elite university has issued 15 dos and don’ts to help professors discuss unionization efforts with students.
In response to the Affordable Care Act, some campuses have cut back on insurance coverage, leading graduate assistants to cry foul.
The number of doctoral students in the arts and humanities fell from 2009 to 2014, says a new report. For some, the change is long overdue.
A growing protest movement on the Columbia campus shows how quickly and easily tensions can flare up over their issues.
An uproar over health-care cuts has turned into a widespread protest against the university’s treatment of graduate students.
The university said it would end subsidies for graduate students’ health care, citing a provision of Obamacare. Here’s a guide to the controversy.
Only 20 institutions account for nearly one-fifth of all graduate-student loans issued last year, according to a new analysis.
A new report shows progress in assisting minority students earn doctorates, but which strategies are most successful remain unclear.
Fourteen years after the National Academies sounded an alarm about researchers’ work conditions, a new report echoes many of the same themes.