STEM Profs’ Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes
STEM Profs’ Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes
Students, especially racial minorities, tend to perform worse when professors believe intelligence is fixed
STEM Profs’ Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes
STEM Profs’ Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes

Students, especially racial minorities, tend to perform worse when professors believe intelligence is fixed

Students, especially racial minorities, tend to perform worse when professors believe intelligence is fixed

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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 | Nov 1, 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 29, 2014
How retired scientists can enhance science education where they reside
Teenager Unearths Dino Fossil
Teenager Unearths Dino Fossil
Bob Grant | Oct 23, 2013
A high-school student makes an unprecedented duck-billed dinosaur find in Utah.
Off the Track
Off the Track
Erin Weeks | Sep 9, 2013
An eight-year study finds freshman benefit more from adjunct-taught classes than those led by faculty in the tenure system.
Fly-Wrangling and Undesirable Snacks
Fly-Wrangling and Undesirable Snacks
Kate Yandell | Sep 3, 2013
A humorous Twitter hashtag helps paint a picture of what science initiation rituals might look like.