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General Articles about professional science master's degrees and skills needed for the 21st century workforce

Scientific American
March 2014
Masters of Industry

New York Times
March 2014
A degree where Techie meets Business Smarts

U.S.News
February 2014

Many students turning to Professional Science Master's Programs.

Hublished
August 2013
TechCrunch: Hublished, the platform for expert webinars, goes live

ScienceCareers.org
January 2012
Wanted: B.S. and M.S. Scientists in Life Sciences Industries

Communicator
October 2011
Council of Graduate Schools
History of the Development of the Professional Science Master's Degree
http://www.cgsnet.org/portals/0/pdf/comm_2011_10.pdf

The Atlantic
June 2011
Post-Secondary Education in the 21st Century: Students and Institutions
Most Important Skills for 21st Century Students
 http://www.theatlantic.com/21stCenturyEducation/archive/2011/06/most-important-skills-for-21st-century-students/239900/

The New York Times
June 2011
Adriana Gardella
Why Women Have an Advantage in Technology
http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/24/why-women-have-an-advantage-in-technology/?ref=technology

The Atlantic
June 2011
Eric Qualman
10 Skills for the Future Workforce
http://www.theatlantic.com/21stCenturyEducation/archive/2011/06/10-skills-for-the-future-workforce-part-1-of-5/240601/

John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
May 2010
H. Salzman and L. Lynn
Engineering and Engineering Skills: What's really needed for global competitiveness"
http://policy.rutgers.edu/faculty/salzman/EngineeringDemandSkills-SalzmanLynn2010APPAM-vx.pdf

American Physical Society News
May 2010
Eleanor L. Babco, M. Nancy Vincent, and Donald N. Langenberg
Training Physics Professionals for the Nonacademic Workforce
http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/201005/upload/May-2010.pdf

Newsweek
November 14, 2009
Fareed Zakaria
Is America Losing Its Mojo?
http://www.newsweek.com/2009/11/13/is-america-losing-its-mojo.html

Xconomy
October 14, 2008
Bill Aulet
How to Build a Successful Innovation Ecosystem: Educate, Network, and Celebrate
http://www.xconomy.com/national/2008/10/14/how-to-build-a-successful-innovation-ecosystem-educate-network-and-celebrate/4/

NJ BIZ The Daily
June 4, 2010
Evelyn Lee
Rutgers to receive $700,000 grant from National Science Foundation
http://www.njbiz.com/article-multiple/82108-rutgers-to-receive-700000-grant-from-national-science-foundation

The New York Times
December 30, 2009
Nancy Hass
Ten Master's of the New Universe
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/03/education/edlife/03intro-t.html?ref=education

The New York Times
October 20, 2009
Thomas L. Friedman
The New Untouchables
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/21/opinion/21friedman.html?_r=1

The Wall Street Journal
January 26, 2009
Sarah E. Needleman
Doing the Math to Find the Good Jobs
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123119236117055127.html

The New York Times
August 27, 2009
Donald Langenberg
A Hybrid Degree
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/03/opinion/lweb03skills.html?_r=1

Communicator
July 2009
Update
Professional Science Master's Update: The Internship Component
http://www.cgsnet.org/portals/0/pdf/comm_2009_07.pdf

Science
March 27, 2009
Rita R. Colwell
Professional Science Master's Programs Merit Wider Support
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/reprint/323/5922/1676.pdf

The Southern
March 25, 2009
Press Release
New master's degree focuses on energy
http://thesouthern.com/articles/2009/03/25/local/28802134.txt

SF State News
March 19, 2009
Press Release
$1.7M Grant will prepare Stem Cell Researchers
http://www.sfsu.edu/~news/2009/spring/27.html

Science News
February 14, 2009
Janet Raloff
AAAS: The New Masters of Science
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/40906

Association for Women in Science
Winter, 2009
Eleanor Babco & Nancy Vincent
So You Want to Work in Business?
http://www.npsma.org/assetlibrary/AWIS_Winter_2009_Issue.pdf

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 10, 2009
Anya Sostek
Universities Adjusting to Meet New Demands
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09041/947946-298.stm?cmpid=news.xml

Nature Magazine
May 2009
Genevive Bjorn
A Master's Degree with a Business Spin Gains Popularity
http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v15/n5/full/nm0509-465.html

Science Careers
July 3, 2009
Beryl Lieff Benderly
Taken for Granted: An Alternative to the Ph.D. Track
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2009_07_03/caredit.a0900083


Reports

Science Professionals- Master's Education for a Competitive World
(National Research Council, 2008)
http://mbs.rutgers.edu/files/ScienceProfessionalNRReport2008.pdf


Information about the Professional Science Master's Program across the U.S.:

  • Council of Graduate Schools Professional Science Master's Program

http://www.sciencemasters.com/

  • National Professional Science Master's Association

http://npsma.org

  • Rutgers Research News

http://rutgers-research.blogspot.com/