Science students worry about future, America’s economic growth

With sequestration looming, Kent University graduate physics student, Kelly Reidy, wrote a compelling piece in the Cleveland Plain Dealer about what’s at stake if across-the-board cuts take place next year.  Science would be hit with a staggering $12.5 billion reduction from key federal agencies that support critical scientific research. Read more.

4 Comments

  1. Posted July 6, 2013 at 9:13 PM | Permalink | Reply

    I have graduated science and I didn’t find decent position so far

  2. Posted June 24, 2013 at 12:25 PM | Permalink | Reply

    nowadays not only science, everyone worry about their future In these growing economies.

  3. rajiv
    Posted June 12, 2013 at 12:44 AM | Permalink | Reply

    What future it has for Indian Students

  4. coloncancercommunity
    Posted February 9, 2013 at 11:42 AM | Permalink | Reply

    We need to look at HOW the money is being spent. Right now academia is addicted to cheap exploitive labor. WAKE UP PEOPLE. Its time to stop this craziness of post-docs that know no end. The issue here is that there is a logjam and surplus of scientists and engineers. Meanwhile the moguls and top academics are begging for more, more, MORE! The system is hopelessly broken and both academia and industry need a 12-step program to get them off the cheap labor sauce. I left the field when I saw the logjam getting worse and when I realized the people sweeping the floors had higher salaries and better benefits than I did.

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