November 30, 2016
The Humanities Indicators Project is a project of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences that provides the latest data on humanities trends in five broad areas: K-12 education, higher education, workforce, funding & research, and public life. Occupations and earnings data of humanities PhD and master’s degree recipients, in relation and comparison to those of select other broad fields of study, were discussed in this forum.
Highlights from the 2015 CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment & Degrees
August 30, 2016
The 2015 CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment & Degrees provides data about applications for admission to graduate school and graduate student enrollment in Fall 2015, and graduate degrees and certificates conferred in 2014-15. The survey has been jointly conducted by CGS and the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) Board since 1986 and annually offers one of the most comprehensive examinations of trends in graduate enrollment and degrees in the United States
Supporting Students of Color on the Pathway to Graduate Education: Barriers and Supports on Mentoring
May 18, 2016
Faculty mentorship plays a critical role in facilitating graduate school aspirations among undergraduate students, particularly for students from traditional underrepresented minority backgrounds. This presentation defines what constitutes mentoring and how faculty members may be motivated to engage in mentoring activities. It also discusses some of the barriers against institutional environment and disciplinary culture that encourage and promote mentoring behavior among faculty.
Science & Engineering Indicators
March 17, 2016
The Science & Engineering Indicators report is one of the preeminent sources of information on education, labor market, and demographic characteristics of the science and engineering enterprise. The 2016 version, released earlier this year, contains not only a wealth of data, but is being delivered in an almost entirely electronic mode. Trends in graduate education and the academic labor market are the particular topics of focus for this presentation.