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The NIH announces two Funding Opportunity Announcements for Planning Grants, the NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) and the NIH National Research Mentoring Network NRMN). ... More>
We often have opportunities to learn and guide our academic peers — why not get the most out of it? ... More>
William P. Banks is remembered as a great mentor and scientist. ... More>
Although university classrooms are traditionally populated by recent high school graduates and their peers, the number of non-traditional students entering college has increased in recent years. As changing technology and economic fluctuations affect the job market, many people are returning to school, both undergraduate and graduate, in pursuit of advanced degrees. According to the Council of Graduate Schools (2009), there has been a substantial increase in the number of non-traditional graduate students, and the trend is predicted to continue. By 2018, approximately 3.4 million graduate students will be age 35 and older. These students are likely to encounter different obstacles in completing advanced degrees than traditional students who move from undergraduate programs directly into graduate school.... More>