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    May 12, 2006

    Directing Minorities Toward Careers in Evolutionary Biology

    "Undergraduates should get experience in a lab, the field, or a museum, to see if that sort of research suits them." --Scott Edwards

    February 06, 2004

    Seeing the Forest for the Trees

    "I have always had an interest in trying to apply my mathematics to help mankind as best I could." --Abdul-Aziz Yakubu

    January 24, 2003

    Web Site Review: Just Garcia Hill

    The JGH site is a valuable tool for aspiring minority scientists and their advocates because of its wealth of information and resources.

    June 03, 2005

    The Road to a Neurobiology Ph.D.

    Gregory is now nearing completion of his Ph.D. at UCLA so now he has to figure out the next step on his career path.

    December 02, 2005

    Retraining Scientists: Changing Fields, Gaining Skills

    February 10, 2006

    The Big Picture

    “I’d like to be here [longer]. But now my wife and my baby are in Japan, so I have to go back.”

    November 12, 2004

    Covering All the Bases

    [Bowen's] recent appointment to Brown is his second at the institution, after teaching biology there from 1983 to 1991, and it marks the beginning of another chapter in his lifelong pursuit of knowledge.

    June 18, 2004

    Science Policy's Frontline

    From the director and board to the directorates and offices at NSF, these specialists play a vital role in making sure the science policy "machine" runs smoothly.

    January 16, 2004

    Exceptionally Average

    Time and again, he has changed his professional outlook to satisfy an intellectual question.

    January 21, 2005

    NOAA Program Impacts Minority Serving Institutions

    NOAA Fisheries, based in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has a long history of fostering minority development in the sciences.

    July 02, 2004

    Leaving Los Alamos

    "When I landed in the United States, what I felt I had was a huge advantage because I felt that I was very flexible. That was a unique gift of my Australian education."

    October 07, 2005

    Balance and Love

    Hayes has become the youngest professor at the University of California, Berkeley, earning tenure at 30, when most scientists are at still postdocs and many are graduate students.

    June 20, 2003

    Web Site Review: The Faces of Science

    "The Faces of Science brings humanity to the scientific achievements of African Americans."

    December 05, 2003

    A Shortage of Scientists and Engineers?

    "The board recommends creating partnerships between businesses and educational institutions to prepare students, primarily trained for academia, for entrance into the private sector."

    April 07, 2006

    The Wild World of Doctoral Funding

    Most Ph.D. students manage to support themselves, however modestly, with a combination of TAs, RAs, and fellowships.

    December 19, 2003

    Holiday Indulgence: Brandy Extraordinaire

    For more than 20 years, Hubert Germain-Robin has overseen the resurrection of his family legacy as the co-founder of Alambic Inc.

    July 02, 2004

    Scientific Exchange in Australia

    Although Australia may not be ready to go head-to-head with international research juggernauts like the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Germany, it is building the capital, manpower, and facilities necessary to compete on the international scientific stage.

    August 06, 2004

    Genetics and Culture Shock

    Bustamante has traveled far and learned what it takes to become a scientist in the demanding world of biomedical research.

    November 07, 2003

    Fuzzy Logic, Adventures in Artificial Intelligence

    She received a grant allowing her to develop the AI Toolkit, an educational software package designed to teach her student interns about fuzzy logic, neural networks, and genetic algorithms.

    September 10, 2004

    Navigating the 21st Century IT Marketplace

    "One thing I've heard is you can never outsource creativity. So if you have very good problem-solving skills, there will always be a demand for your talent."

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