Small Schools: Scientists Enjoy Life in the Not-So-Fast Lanes

Science  06 Oct 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5233, pp. 141
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5233.141


Even hot-shot Ph.D.s who end up in academia are increasing unlikely to be working at research powerhouses. But small schools offer tremendous opportunities as well as vigorous challenges, as can be seen in these interviews with some big fish in small academic ponds.