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Opinion: Improving the Undergraduate Research Experience
Lynn Yang | Nov 15, 2016
Mentoring is critical for students just beginning to learn the ropes of biomedical research.
Slight Female Bias in French Science Teacher Exams
Tanya Lewis | Jul 29, 2016
High school and college-level oral examiners graded women higher than men in male-dominated fields.
NSF Asks for Diversity-Boosting Proposals
Kerry Grens | Feb 26, 2016
An initial round of grants is the start of a decade-long program.
Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty
Kerry Grens | Apr 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.
New Look at the Leaky Pipeline
Bob Grant | Feb 20, 2015
Academic science no longer loses more women than men, a study shows; STEM fields are losing male and female PhDs equally.
STEM Graduates Branch Out
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 15, 2014
Most science, technology, engineering, and math degree-holders seek jobs unrelated to their academic disciplines, according to a report.
STEM Students Benefit from Active Learning
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 14, 2014
Classroom techniques that require student involvement boost grades more than traditional classroom lectures, an analysis finds.
Matthew Tuthill | Mar 1, 2014
Career options and research opportunities at two-year colleges are often underappreciated.
Journal to Launch
Jef Akst | Feb 12, 2014
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of the journal
, announces plans for a new digital open-access publication,
Retaining Female Scientists
Tracy Vence | Feb 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.