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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions: FY2012: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

Provides detailed statistics on the level, distribution, and characteristics of federal government support to academic institutions for research, equipment, and training in the sciences and  engineering.  Also shows rankings of institutions by totals received.   From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


In the Shadow of the Great Recession: Experiences and Perspectives of Young Workers

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

Explores the experiences and expectations of young workers entering the job market and analyzes the potential economic implications of current labor market trends on these new workers.  From the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve


Higher Education: State Funding Trends and Policies on Affordability

Categories: Education-Higher,Federal State Relations,Govt Finance,Prices/Inflation


Examines changes in state financial support and tuition at public colleges over the past decade, how the federal government works with states to improve college affordability, and additional approaches that might be used.  From the Government Accountability Office


Student Loan Debt and Economic Outcomes

Categories: Business/Economics,Education-Higher,Housing/Homelessness,Prices/Inflation,Youth


Examines the impact of student loan liabilities on homeownership status and wealth accumulation.  From the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston


2014-16 Systemwide Operating and Financial Aid Budget Amendment Recommendations for Public Higher Education in Virginia

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

Financial recommendations for Virginia higher education submitted for the 2014-16 biennium covering such topics as student financial aid, the Higher Education Equipment Trust Fund, faculty salaries, and the development of a long-term financial plan.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


Virginia’s Workforce Development Programs

Categories: Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Virginia Issues

Examines how effectively Virginia’s educational programs, especially community college programs, are preparing participants for the workforce and meeting the needs of employers.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission


Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2013

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

Detailed data on the demographic characteristics, educational history, sources of financial support, and postgraduation plans of doctorate recipients. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Internships, Fellowships, and Other Work Experience Opportunities in the Federal Government

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Govt Information,Youth

Describes Internet resources on major internship, fellowship, and work experience programs within the federal government as  a selective guide for students from high school to postgraduate.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


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