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March 31, 2010: Ph.D. Completion Study Documents Best Practices for Student Success (Diverse Education)

March 31, 2010: Ideas to Promote Graduate School Completion (Inside Higher Ed)

March 31, 2010: Help to the Finish Line: Ways to Reduce the Number of Ph.D. Dropouts (The Chronicle of Higher Education – Subscription Required)

September 2, 2009: Money and Mentoring Help Grad Students Complete Their Ph.D.s (Science Careers)

September 1, 2009: Doctoral Students Think Teaching Assistantships Hold Them Back (The Chronicle of Higher Education – Subscription Required)

September 1, 2009: Money, Mentors and Love (Inside Higher Ed)

December 2008: PhD Completion Varies by Race (Monitor on Psychology)

December 4, 2008: What Universities Can Do to Graduate More Minority Ph.D.’s (The Chronicle of Higher Education – Subscription Required)

November 2008: PhD Completion Varies by Sex, Race (gradPSYCH)

September 21, 2008: US: Foreign Students Better at Completing PhDs (University World News)

September 14, 2008: The PhD Project & Increasing Minority Completion (YouTube)

September 12, 2008: A Matter of Degrees (SCIENCE – subscription required)

September 9, 2008: Women and Minority Members Tend to Take Longer to Earn Ph.D.'s, Study Finds (The Chronicle of Higher Education – Subscription Required)

September 9, 2008: Ph.D. Completion Gaps (Inside Higher Ed)

September 9, 2008: Study: Ph.D. Completion Rates Vary By Gender, Race (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

April 1, 2008: Ph.D. Completion - and Content (Inside Higher Ed)

April 1, 2008: Graduate-School Leaders Want Ph.D. Candidates to Finish Sooner and With Better Job Prospects (The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription Required)

March 26, 2008: Hot Tips for Students in Art & Humanities and Science (U.S. News & World Report)

March 2008: Ten Years to a Doctorate? Not Anymore. (gradPSYCH)

December 7, 2007: Graduate Schools Improve on Preventing Ph.D. Dropouts, Study Finds (The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription Required)

December 7, 2007: Hope on Ph.D. Attrition Rates Except in Humanities (Inside Higher Ed)

November 5, 2007: PhDs in Science Finish Faster in Canada than U.S. (University Affairs)

October 3, 2007: On Education: Exploring Ways to Shorten the Ascent to a Ph.D. (New York Times)

August 4, 2007: CGS President Debra W. Stewart discusses the Ph.D. Completion Project on the College Connection weekly radio program (Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education)

July 17, 2007: Why and When Ph.D. Students Finish (Inside Higher Ed)

May 18, 2007: CGS Awards Grants to Improve Doctoral Completion

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Participating Institutions

July 11, 2008: Portfolios Are Replacing Qualifying Exams as a Step on the Road to Dissertations (The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription Required)

March 10, 2008: U. gives grad students more cash (The Brown Daily Herald)

February 13, 2008: Northwestern Increases Support for Graduate Students (NewsCenter: Northwestern University News and Information)

February 11, 2008: Notebaerts make $10 million gift for Graduate School fellowships (University of Notre Dame: News and Information)

December 17, 2007: Competition for Top Grad Students (Inside Higher Ed)

October 18, 2007: Graduate students aim to better faculty mentoring (Yale Daily News)

October 3, 2007: On Education: Exploring Ways to Shorten the Ascent to a Ph.D. (New York Times)

October 1, 2007: Graduate faculty initiative boosts doctoral mentoring (ASU News)

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Other CGS Institutions

March 2008: Intellectual communities may reduce doctoral dropout (The Greentree Gazette)

February 15, 2008: U. announces increase in grad student stipends: PhD candidates will receive at least $19,200, 6.7 percent more (The Daily Pennsylvanian)

February 14, 2008: University of Maryland B-School Launches $12M PhD Program Initiative (Robert H. Smith School of Business)

December 17, 2007: How to Cut Ph.D. Time to Degree (Inside Higher Ed)

December 2007: Promoting mentoring relationships between graduate STEM students and faculty (The Greentree Gazette)

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October 12, 2009: Reforming the Humanities Ph.D. (Inside Higher Ed)

October 12, 2009: How to Help Graduate Students Reach Their Destination (The Chronicle of Higher Education – Subscription Required)

August 14, 2009: Finding a Partner for Your Ph.D. (Science Careers)

May 15, 2009: An Orals Survival Kit (The Chronicle of Higher Education – Subscription Required)

April 15, 2009: Matches and Mismatches in Producing Ph.D.’s (Inside Higher Ed)

March 27, 2009: Minority Students and Research Universities: How to Overcome the "Mismatch" (The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription Required)

January 30, 2009: The Impact of ‘Time to Degree’ (Inside Higher Education)

January 5, 2009: Economists Ponder How to Help Speed Up Ph.D. Completion (The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription Required)

November 20, 2008: German University Awards Ph.D. to 88-Year-Old Who Was Denied the Degree in 1943 (The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription Required)

October 27, 2008: Minority Scholars Find Encouragement on Path to a Ph.D. (The Chronicle of Higher Education - Subscription Required)

May, 2008: Challenges for History Doctoral Programs and Students: Rising Admissions and High Attrition (American Historical Association)

July 20, 2007: Mastering Your Ph.D. - monthly article series (Science Careers)

July 20, 2007: To Choose an Adviser, Be an "Armchair Anthropologist" (Science Careers)

March 27, 2007: Sister Mentors (Inside Higher Ed)

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