Amidst Uncertainty, Flexibility Is Key in Higher Ed, Faculty Say
Amidst Uncertainty, Flexibility Is Key in Higher Ed, Faculty Say
Life sciences professors and other staff make contingency plans for more coronavirus-related disruptions in the coming school year.
Amidst Uncertainty, Flexibility Is Key in Higher Ed, Faculty Say
Amidst Uncertainty, Flexibility Is Key in Higher Ed, Faculty Say

Life sciences professors and other staff make contingency plans for more coronavirus-related disruptions in the coming school year.

Life sciences professors and other staff make contingency plans for more coronavirus-related disruptions in the coming school year.

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Cal State University to Conduct Most Classes Online this Fall
Cal State University to Conduct Most Classes Online this Fall
Catherine Offord | May 13, 2020
The public university system in California joins a number of colleges planning a virtual semester to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Scientists to Join Teens in Global Climate Strike
Scientists to Join Teens in Global Climate Strike
Emma Yasinski | Sep 19, 2019
Those who plan to participate say communication is critical to researchers’ role.
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
Duke Professor Urged Chinese Students to Speak English
Duke Professor Urged Chinese Students to Speak English
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 28, 2019
In an email, biostatistics professor Megan Neely warned students of “unintended consequences” from speaking their native language on campus. She has since left a leadership post.
Examining Grad Student Mental Health
Examining Grad Student Mental Health
Abby Olena | Oct 31, 2018
Some academic institutions are beginning to complement the work of student organizations in addressing mental health problems in graduate school.
Image of the Day: Flock of Algae
Image of the Day: Flock of Algae
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 21, 2018
Volvox barberi actively organize themselves into large colonies that optimize space.
Final GOP Tax Bill Won’t Ding Graduate Students
Final GOP Tax Bill Won’t Ding Graduate Students
Shawna Williams | Dec 14, 2017
A provision to tax tuition waivers was dropped during the reconciliation process.
Oklahoma De-funds Science Fair
Oklahoma De-funds Science Fair
Kerry Grens | Apr 12, 2017
Students launch a fundraising campaign to rescue the event, which was a casualty of budget cuts to the state’s education department. 
Opinion: A Role for Community Science Clubs
Opinion: A Role for Community Science Clubs
Cal Allen, Robert Collins, Barbara Schulz | Jul 28, 2014
How retired scientists can enhance science education where they reside