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ERIC Number: EJ910882
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1931-7913
The American Science Pipeline: Sustaining Innovation in a Time of Economic Crisis
Hue, Gillian; Sales, Jessica; Comeau, Dawn; Lynn, David G.; Eisen, Arri
CBE - Life Sciences Education, v9 n4 p431-434 Win 2010
Significant limitations have emerged in America's science training pipeline, including inaccessibility, inflexibility, financial limitations, and lack of diversity. We present three effective programs that collectively address these challenges. The programs are grounded in rigorous science and integrate through diverse disciplines across undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students, and resonate with the broader community. We discuss these models in the context of current economic constraints on higher education and the urgent need for our institutions to recruit and retain diverse student populations and sustain the successful American record in scientific education and innovation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A