Many foreign-born grads return to home countries

Esposito, Frank
September 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;9/8/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents information on a study conducted at the University of Akron's Department of Polymer Engineering in Akron, Ohio, according to which the number of foreign-born students enrolled in science and engineering courses at American universities and colleges increased by 45% from 1996 to 2006. However, it is stated that these foreign students are seeking careers outside the U.S., and it is a challenge for American businesses to convince them to remain in the U.S.


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