Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities

Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.

Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.

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#MeTooSTEM Founder BethAnn McLaughlin Has Left Vanderbilt
#MeTooSTEM Founder BethAnn McLaughlin Has Left Vanderbilt
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 10, 2019
Her departure follows her denial of tenure.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2019 issue of The Scientist.
STEM Profs’ Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes
STEM Profs’ Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 15, 2019
Students, especially racial minorities, tend to perform worse when professors believe intelligence is fixed
Scientists Win First-Time Runs for Congress, Senate
Scientists Win First-Time Runs for Congress, Senate
Catherine Offord | Nov 7, 2018
The midterm elections flip several House seats in favor of Democratic candidates with STEM backgrounds.
When Should Service Dogs Be Admitted into the Lab?
When Should Service Dogs Be Admitted into the Lab?
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2018
Becoming a neuroscientist with a service dog by your side presents numerous challenges. Joey Ramp, who went back to college to study her own post-traumatic stress disorder, is learning this the hard way.
Meet the Scientists Still in the Running for Congressional Seats
Meet the Scientists Still in the Running for Congressional Seats
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 23, 2018
After a surge of political enthusiasm among the scientific community since 2016, only a small fraction of candidates with science and engineering backgrounds made it through primary elections this year.  
Male LGBQ Students More Likely to Leave STEM Majors Than Their Heterosexual Peers: Study
Male LGBQ Students More Likely to Leave STEM Majors Than Their Heterosexual Peers: Study
Diana Kwon | Mar 16, 2018
Women who identified as sexual minorities, however, were more likely to remain in a STEM field.
Canadian Science Community Gathers Momentum in Improving Gender Equity
Canadian Science Community Gathers Momentum in Improving Gender Equity
Viviane Callier | Jan 18, 2018
Institutions document the effects of unconscious bias and set specific goals for gender balance.
New Initiatives Offer Jobs, Funding to Women Only
New Initiatives Offer Jobs, Funding to Women Only
Ashley Yeager | Jan 5, 2018
To correct gender disparities in academic science, the Max Planck Society and the Australian government are taking the uncommonly direct approach of affirmative action.