For Ph.D. graduates, it was an even more modest 5%. The new data on graduates also quantify the latest step in the vast and ongoing change over the past generation in the makeup of chemistry graduating classes by gender. The number of women bachelor's graduates has risen from 3,028, or 29% of the total, in 1980–81 to 6,291, or 52%, in 2005–06.
by Michael Heylin |
August 20, 2007