|Title:||Revitalizing Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century|
|Principal Investigator:||Rudin, Thomas||Awardee:||National Academy of Sciences|
|Program:||Unsolicited and Other Awards [Program Details]|
|Award Period:||2 years (9/1/2016-8/31/2018)||Award Amount:||$200,000|
|Type:||Other Goal||Award Number:||R305U160001|
In this project, the Board on Higher Education and Workforce of the National Academies of Science and Engineering, and Medicine will study trends in and needs for graduate-level education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the United States. The National Academies will appoint a 15-member study committee to lead the project, drawn from diverse stakeholders in STEM disciplines and employment sectors. The study committee will conduct several activities, including
In addition to releasing a final report for the public, the study committee will conduct a series of symposia or regional meetings to facilitate discussions among various stakeholder communities about the committee’s findings and recommendations.
IES is one of several funders supporting the study. Other funders include the National Science Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.