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  • n. Plural form of PhD.


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  • But FWIW I have had friends with PhDs from the traditional R1s apply for CC jobs and get absolutely nowhere.

    To the rescue!

  • Other fascinating aspects of the elections being discussed by the “Mabloga” include the role that Internet radio played in informing Diaspora Malawians on events as they unfolded, and what the new parliament might look like, what with a good number of the newly-elected members of parliament boasting university professorial and international civil service careers, long term PhDs, and other post-graduate qualifications.

    Malawi elections: Upending the pundits' predictions

  • The reason why there are so few American-born science and engineering PhDs is simple.

    Matthew Yglesias » Visas for Grads

  • And who is to say that the pool of PhDs from the ‘top 20 programs’ (in your estimation) isn’t itself contaminated by racial bias?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Department That Doesn’t Look Like America

  • But it is particularly bad in my opinion when an allegedly Christian perspective is offered by someone whose motivation for buying so many so-called PhDs can only be self-aggrandizement.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • But finding the funding for students is almost institution certainly cannot be blamed for generating too many PhDs, which is good from a social standpoint, but makes it difficult to do research.

    Psychology of Young Scientist Depression

  • The new universities group also raises questions about of the implications for social mobility if postgraduate courses, such as PhDs, were to be restricted.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • So many of these Rhodes scholars, Harvard MBAs, MIT PhDs, the full gamut of pedigreed brilliance, are trying to do great things but not making much money in their green and/or renewable energy businesses.

    Jennifer Schwab: Give It Away Now

  • Indeed, that's exactly what one professional African-American boxer points out in Klitschko, and then asks the question everyone else is wondering: why did two Ukrainian brothers from a close-knit military family who hold PhDs and speak four languages choose a brutal sport like boxing?

    Zorianna Kit: Klitschko Boxing Documentary Packs a Punch

  • 'An innovation center at CMS is an oxymoron,' responded a Republican aide, before adding a personal barb aimed at the attendees: 'Though it's great for PhDs who come to Washington on the government tab.'

    Wonkbook: Are we nearing the endgame in Wisconsin?


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