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.
Fewer new Ph.D.’s report having commitments for jobs or postdocs, with all disciplines showing dimmer prospects.
Four California universities want to create a stronger sense of community for black and Hispanic doctoral students in science and engineering.
A doctoral program proposed at Georgetown University includes preparation for nonacademic careers. But critics say it would cheapen the degree.
Adjuncts and graduate students say a recent report on the Ph.D. in language and literature paid too little attention to conditions for those working off the tenure track.