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    September 11, 2014

    Engineers strut their global stuff

    Engineers are stepping up with a new mindset to solve health problems in the developing world.

    September 14, 2007

    Undergraduates Ask: Should I Do a Ph.D.?

    Spending some time investigating your interests before starting a Ph.D. will improve the likelihood that you pick a project that keeps your interest over several years.

    May 16, 2008

    African Americans Studying STEM: Parsing the Numbers

    Incoming African-American students express interest in the sciences, but their rate of attrition is high.

    January 27, 2012

    Your Voice: Your Passport to Authority

    A more relaxed, decisive, and authoritative voice can be a definite asset in a scientific career.

    May 04, 2012

    Translational Volcanology

    There is still a gap between modeling-based predictions and deciding when to evacuate a city.

    December 07, 2012

    Getting Back Your Mojo

    Psychologists share tips for figuring out what's sapping your enthusiasm—and how to get it back.

    August 31, 2001

    Student Research: What is it Good For?

    After decades of blind faith, educators are finally beginning to investigate what makes for a good research experience.

    August 31, 2001

    Making Room for Diversity Makes Sense

    Successful diversity programs level the playing field for women and minorities by addressing their needs and teaching undergraduates the unwritten rules of academic science.

    August 31, 2001

    Reintroducing the Intro Course

    Figuring out what works is vitally important to the country, say U.S. educators. Each year, hundreds of thousands of U.S. students get their only exposure to science in an intro class--and most leave without understanding how science works or with any desire to take further courses.

    Scientist couple Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi
    February 08, 2013

    Love in the Lab

    Managing an intimate relationship at work requires awareness of potential pitfalls and a delicate balance of privacy and openness.

    November 12, 2013

    Varvara Trachana: Surviving the Science Crisis in Greece

    Like some 750 other Greek scientists, Varvara Trachana has a faculty position—but no salary and no money to start up her lab.

    December 13, 2013

    Mind the Gap Year

    Students who take time off between college and graduate or professional school often have adventures and do useful things.

    April 09, 2014

    When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

    How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

    May 23, 2008

    Packaging Yourself for Product Companies

    “There are not only opportunities for scientists in R&D and operations, but also in areas such as marketing, sales, and business development. We are always looking for talent in all these sectors, and we have openings and candidates for these positions all throughout the year.”

    January 06, 2006

    Sell Yourself: Guidance for Developing Your Personal Statement for Graduate School Applications

    Your personal statement should clearly express your understanding of what graduate school is about and how the graduate degree will build upon your previous experiences toward the attainment of your career goals.

    October 28, 2005

    SHPE - Mentoring Hispanic Engineers and Scientists

    As a result of this increased student enrollment, SHPE recently opened an office at the University of Texas at Arlington that is dedicated solely to its student programs.

    March 17, 2006

    RISE: Training Minorities in Environmental Science

    "RISE wants all students, especially the ones who think they can't do it or aren't sure [about a career in science]." --Robyn Hannigan

    January 25, 2013

    Chemistry Society Looks to Shake Up Training

    The ACS report on graduate and postdoc training goes where NIH's workforce working group didn't, recommending limiting Ph.D. production among other bold measures.

    July 10, 2013

    Overcoming Health and Disability Challenges

    Scientists with disabilities and health issues have proved repeatedly that they can perform well as scientists.

    July 17, 2014

    Better Recognition for Multidisciplinary Research

    Funding bodies and research institutions need to give multidisciplinary research more respect, says an opinion paper from Science Europe.

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