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A new National Research Council study will examine the effectiveness and coordination of U.S. programs – such as apprenticeship programs and technical education at community colleges -- to prepare Americans for technically oriented, skilled positions that don’t require a bachelor’s degree. The study will offer recommendations for improving the nation’s education and training system for these jobs. Learn more...
University Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements
PGA’s Committee on Science, Technology, and Law and Board on Higher Education and Workforce will soon begin a study of federal regulations and reporting requirements directed at research universities. The committee will develop a new framework for regulations that addresses the needs of Congress, federal agencies, and the broader public while advancing to the greatest extent possible the missions of research universities. Learn more about the project
Arab Nations Symposium
December 15th marked the end of a three-day symposium in Muscat, Oman, where young scientists from the United States and Arab League countries shared research on a range of topics -- water reuse and desalination, hydraulic fracturing, and global food security, among others.  Learn more by visiting the program's website or by watching a video about the initiative.
Postdoctoral Researcher
The Boston Globe reports on a PGA report on the state of scientific postdoctoral researchers that urges a range of reforms to ensure that thousands of well-educated scientists do not spend their most creative years in low-paid training for jobs that are in scarce supply. View this article and more media coverage on this report...
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University Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements
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