Career Blog May 25, 2022 Graduate Students Seek Better Pay Science Careers writes that graduate students in the US and Canada are pushing for better wages. Apr 01, 2022 Promotions Missed A poll finds that more than quarter of women in academia think they were not promoted because of their gender, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Feb 25, 2022 Strike in the UK Nature News reports that university employees in the UK went on strike this week to protest pension cuts and more. Jan 11, 2022 Columbia, Student-Workers Reach Deal Inside Higher Ed reports that after years of negotiation, Columbia University and student-workers there have reached a contract agreement. Nov 05, 2021 Pension Strike Possible The Guardian reports that university workers in the UK are considering a strike over a proposed pension cut. Oct 01, 2021 Not as Hoped The Chronicle of Higher Education says Rutgers University faculty are disappointed with a process aimed at addressing pay equity but that they say does not. Aug 27, 2021 Pandemic Push for Grad Student Unions Science reports that the pandemic has ramped up efforts to unionize among many graduate students. Aug 10, 2021 Not Super Pleased A survey explores how UK academics view their university leadership teams' decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature reports Jul 27, 2021 Cycle Repeat? Nature News writes that some researchers are concerned that an infusion of funding for the National Institutes of Health could lead to another "boom and bust" cycle. Jun 10, 2021 Enrollment Down According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, enrollment at colleges and universities in the US was down this spring, as compared to 2020. Load More Breaking News Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Castle Bio, SkylineDx Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Outcomes Improve With Diverse Gut Microbes, Immune Cells CorePath Laboratories, Cizzle Biotechnology Partner on Lung Cancer Blood Test Becton Dickinson Gets CE-IVD Mark for High-Throughput COVID/Flu PCR Test QuantuMDx Obtains CE Mark for 30-Minute Multiplex Respiratory Panel The Scan Billion-Dollar Diversity Initiative The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is now accepting applications for its new $1.5 billion initiative to boost the diversity of the scientific workforce. Biotech Co-Founder Arrested A co-founder of a Los Angeles-based biotech company has been arrested in connection with a murder-for-hire scheme, according to Endpoint News. Return of the Tasmanian Tiger The Washington Post reports that a team in Australia is working to bring the thylacine back from extinction. Nature Papers on Genome of Individual From Pompeii, CircRNA Study Best Practices, More In Nature this week: first sequenced genome of a person from Pompeii, best practice guidelines for circRNA studies, and more.