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Council on Library and Information Resources, 2016
"Terra Cognita" surveys the current landscape of archival research and the experiences of emerging scholars seeking to navigate it. Drawing on data from the Council on Library and Information Resources' (CLIR's) Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, the report takes an in-depth look at how the conditions and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Archives, Mentors, Reflection
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Lewis, Vivian; Martina, Camille A.; McDermott, Michael P.; Chaudron, Linda; Trief, Paula M.; LaGuardia, Jennifer G.; Sharp, Daryl; Goodman, Steven R.; Morse, Gene D.; Ryan, Richard M. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Mentors rarely receive education about the unique needs of underrepresented scholars in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. We hypothesized that mentor-training and peer-mentoring interventions for these scholars would enrich the perceived quality and breadth of discussions between mentor-protégé dyads (i.e., mentor-protégé pairs). Our…
Descriptors: Mentors, Biomedicine, Behavioral Sciences, Intervention
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Jaleel, Rana – Academe, 2010
Rightly or wrongly, a language of "firsts" has long permeated graduate student labor at New York University (NYU). In 2002, NYU's graduate student employees were the first in the nation to secure a union contract at a private university. In 2005, they were also the first to lose their contract, precipitating a bitter six-month-long…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Employees, Private Colleges, Labor
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Postsecondary Research, Information Systems, and Institutional Aid. – 1981
The present scope and operation of New York State's financial aid programs are described, and improvements aimed at the enlargement of educational opportunity are recommended. The state's student financial aid programs (loans and grants) for 1980-81 totaled $1,139.2 million, of which $247.2 million was for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP),…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Students, Educationally Disadvantaged, Eligibility
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1979
A report by the Board of Regents on student financial aid programs in New York State is presented. During 1979-80, the estimated average Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) awards increased in all undergraduate sectors and helped to offset tuition increases in both the independent and public sectors. Guaranteed student loans continued to increase in…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Eligibility
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New York State Univ. System, Albany. – 1977
A random sample of 5,010 master's degree and 4,930 doctoral students was surveyed at 29 New York state public and independent higher education institutions. A questionnaire was administered, and a usable return rate of 42.6 percent was achieved for independent colleges, 33.4 percent for the State University campuses, and 35.3 percent for the City…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Fellowships, Females, Financial Support