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- NSF announces winners of STEM graduate education challenge
The National Science Foundation has announced the winning projects submitted to its Innovation in Graduate Education challenge. Top prizes went to proposals that focused on key areas for potential improvement in graduate preparation, including career development, science communication skills, collaboration, curriculum reform, and mentoring.
- New report explores hiring of 2013 college graduates
A recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management explores employers' plans to hire (or not hire) graduates of the Class of 2013. Surveys of HR professionals from nearly 400 organizations identify job categories believed to be difficult to fill with 2013 graduates, skills that new graduates may lack, and potential advantages or disadvantages for new graduates as compared to other job seekers.
- Op-ed: Mentoring for the Job Seeker
By Thomas C. Zumbado
- Spotlight profile: Antoinette WinklerPrins, Johns Hopkins University
Antoinette WinklerPrins will join Johns Hopkins University as the new director of Environmental Studies Programs, starting July 1, 2013. She holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and she taught geography and environmental sciences as an associate professor at Michigan State University from 2000-2013.