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New Book Looks at How Social Class Shapes College Decisions

Many valedictorians from less affluent families don’t even apply to prestigious colleges and universities, according to a new book by Alexandria Radford, Ph.D., associate program director in postsecondary education at RTI International.

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2013 Gertrude M. Cox Award Recognizes New Insights in Survey Methodology

RTI International and the Washington Statistical Society have honored Frauke Kreuter, Ph.D., associate professor in the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland, as this year’s recipient of the 2013 Gertrude M. Cox Award for her contributions in the area of survey...

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Expert Panel Takes Look at Crime Lab Backlogs, Impact on Justice

Leaders from government, academia and RTI International will explore the key factors that contribute to backlogs at our nation’s crime laboratories, as well as the impact they have on the efficiency of our criminal justice system, at a policy forum at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C...

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New Commission Unlikely to Change in Long-Term Care Financing

The recently formed Long-Term Care Commission faces a daunting task in deciding whether to expand or reduce the role of government in caring for our nation’s aging population, according to Joshua M. Wiener, Ph.D., distinguished fellow and director of RTI International's Aging, Disability and...

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Philip Schwehm Named VP of Governance and Economic Development Division

Philip Schwehm has been promoted to vice president of the Governance and Economic Development Division at RTI International. Schwehm has 20 years of professional experience in international development, managing complex development projects and designing program strategies and interventions in...

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Online Nanomaterial Registry Expands, Prepares for 'Big Data'

RTI International recently added hundreds of new data records to the Nanomaterial Registry, an authoritative, web-based resource that organizes and evaluates the biological and environmental implications of well-characterized nanomaterials from publicly available resources.