Research, Surveys & Forecasts


Science, Engineering, Health Doctorates Find Career Success

The National Science Board, the National Science Foundation's policy arm, has released an interactive infographic that explores 25 years of science, engineering and health doctoral pathways.

New Resource Breaks Down Basics of College Affordability

A website from the Urban Institute looks at what paying for college actually means.

Report Reveals Community College Innovations, Tech Planning Priorities

Community colleges are undertaking projects in open educational resources, mobile environments, telepresence robots and many other initiatives intended to help improve services to the campus community. Recognizing those efforts is the idea behind the annual "Digital Community College Survey," produced by the Center for Digital Education.

UT San Antonio and Partners to Open Tech High School

The University of Texas at San Antonio will bring its teaching expertise and other academic support to a STEM and business high school opening this fall.

Research: Community College Pays Off

Earning a two-year degree pays off. Specifically, completing an associate degree yields an average of $4,640 to $7,160 more per year than entering college and not completing a program.



Traditional Computers Inch (Barely) Upward in 1st Quarter

While IDC acknowledged that a sub-percentage point increase in traditional PC shipments "was arguably flat," the IT market research firm said it was still noteworthy for being the first sign of expansion for PC sales in five years.

UW-Madison Launches Resource Hub for STEM Diversity

The University of Wisconsin-Madison yesterday launched an online hub, the STEM Diversity Network, which highlights local and national STEM diversity news and serves as a central repository for STEM diversity resources spread throughout campus.

Report: Worldwide IT Spending Forecast to Grow 1.4% in 2017

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 1.4 percent increase from 2016, according to market research firm Gartner, Inc. This growth rate is down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.7 percent, due in part to the rising United States dollar.

Report Tracks State Progress on Computer Science Ed Policies

If understanding of computer science is essential to being an informed citizen, then it makes sense that every child needs an education in the use of computing devices and software, digital literacy and computational processing.

Computing Devices to Remain Stagnant as Traditional PCs Slide Ever Downward

Worldwide, enthusiasm for new computing devices seems to be tapering off. According to a new repor, overall device shipments will remain flat in 2017, even as traditional PCs (including laptops) go into a decline that's forecast to last at least through 2019.

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