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High school and college-level oral examiners graded women higher than men in male-dominated fields.


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NSF Asks for Diversity-Boosting Proposals

By | February 26, 2016

An initial round of grants is the start of a decade-long program.


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Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty

By | April 14, 2015

Women applying to faculty openings in science or engineering have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.


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New Look at the Leaky Pipeline

By | February 20, 2015

Academic science no longer loses more women than men, a study shows; STEM fields are losing male and female PhDs equally.


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STEM Graduates Branch Out

By | July 15, 2014

Most science, technology, engineering, and math degree-holders seek jobs unrelated to their academic disciplines, according to a report.

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STEM Students Benefit from Active Learning

By | May 14, 2014

Classroom techniques that require student involvement boost grades more than traditional classroom lectures, an analysis finds.


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Campus Considerations

By | March 1, 2014

Career options and research opportunities at two-year colleges are often underappreciated.


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New Science Journal to Launch

By | February 12, 2014

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of the journal Science, announces plans for a new digital open-access publication, Science Advances.

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Retaining Female Scientists

By | February 12, 2014

Efforts that encourage women to pursue STEM careers surpass those aimed at keeping them in those fields, according to the U.K. House of Commons Science and Technology Committee.


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Ada Lovelace Day

By | October 15, 2013

Scientists around the world celebrate the computing pioneer by focusing on women in STEM.


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