New Hampshire Stepping Up STEM Field Efforts

Students, residents, and employers of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) field graduates in New Hampshire will be hearing a whole lot more about these areas of study in coming years. Representatives from the University System of New Hampshire and the Community College System of New Hampshire signed a letter of commitment last month that lays out steps to meet a big goal: increase STEM-educated graduates by 50 percent by 2020, and then double that number by 2025. Currently, the two systems graduate about 1,120 students in these areas.

Old Dominion U Researchers Receive Department Of Defense Grant

Researchers from Old Dominion University have received a two-year, $2 million grant from the Department of Defense.

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New Ranking of National Higher Ed Systems

United States out on top

Higher education is a dynamo for economic growth, powering the supply of high-level skills and the technological advances for improving productivity and opening up new markets. Where higher ed flourishes, so can an economy.

NJIT President Proposes Collaborating With UMDNJ To Create Research Lab In Newark

While attention to Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal to overhaul the state’s higher education system has largely focused on a controversial takeover of Rutgers-Camden by Rowan University, a state lawmaker is now lobbying colleagues for an $80 million research laboratory in Newark.

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Scientist’s Death Ends Her Unique Research

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is shutting down a prominent laboratory after the death of the high-profile scientist who oversaw the research.

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Proof Is in: Public Universities Are Economic Powerhouses for States (Opinion)

For two centuries, public research universities such as Indiana University have helped shape the fortunes of the United States.

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