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NSF Launches GROW to Accelerate International Research Collaborations

Today NSF Director Subra Suresh announced Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW), a new and coordinated effort that will expand and enhance international collaborative research opportunities for NSF Graduate Research Fellows, with initial agreements with science agencies in eight countries.

December 6, 2012 ·

GOV

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Reimagining the School Day

“I think these are the kernels of a national movement,” Secretary Arne Duncan said earlier this week during the announcement of a major new effort by public schools in five states to add significantly more time to the school year for tens of thousands of students starting in the 2013 school year.

December 6, 2012 ·

EDU

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Interview Series: Q&A with Researcher Peter Mills

iAMscientist - What is your view of the current system of educating scientists? Peter Mills – The whole process of training scientists seems to be designed to suppress the very things that make science possible: innovation and creativity.

August 27, 2012 ·

EDU

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How to Create an Amazing Crowdfunding Pitch

Thanks to the Pebble E-Paper Watch's recent $10 million record-breaking fundraising effort, and similar online ventures, crowdfunding has recently exploded onto the mainstream consciousness, and with good reason -- for several reasons, it's a superb approach to raising venture capital and angel investment.

August 14, 2012 ·

EDU

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