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    November 08, 2002

    How to Be an Effective Mentor

    "In my opinion, the most important role of a mentor is to listen without being judgmental."

    May 23, 2003

    Return to Academia, Part 4: The Balancing Act and Career Satisfaction

    I'm not just learning about careers in science, I'm teaching about them too.

    July 12, 2002

    Preparing an Effective Personal Statement

    "You want to come across as an intelligent, mature student who has great potential to contribute to the field."

    February 13, 2004

    Testing Personal Limits

    "The COW program is designed to provide at-risk youth with opportunities and tools that will prepare them to achieve success during high school, college, and beyond."

    September 03, 2004

    El Primer Año en un Programa de Doctorado: Entrenamiento en Matemáticas (I)

    Mis opiniones reflejan la experiencia acumulada en calidad de estudiante de doctorado, postdoc y profesor, tanto en universidades privadas como públicas.

    June 02, 2000

    Women in Science: Grants for Women: It's Now a Family Affair

    November 25, 2005

    AESEDA: Global Opportunities for Minority Earth Scientists

    “Our goal is to begin to influence the new crop of African academics that can then engage with colleagues here to develop long-lived collaborative relationships.”—Michael Adewumi

    May 10, 2002

    Transitioning From Undergraduate to Graduate School

    "The fact that I was one of the few ethnic minorities at BCM, as well as the only woman actively participating as a graduate student in my program, meant I was unique."

    October 29, 2004

    Creating EXPERTs in Green Technology

    As a postdoctoral fellow, Geoffrey Bothun established, earlier this year, a new research and education program at N.C. A&T.

    March 19, 2004

    The Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute Helps Fill a Void

    "MTBI focuses on providing research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in working on problems at the interface of the natural and social sciences and mathematics."

    April 02, 2004

    A Primer on Playing the Game

    E-mail your questions for Dr. Clemmons to

    March 10, 2006

    Getting Women Scientists Back on the Career Track in Japan

    Reposted with permission from
    Science, 3 March 2006

    June 28, 2002

    Minority Women Scientists Reflect on Their Past Experiences

    "The women in MacLachlan’s study reported dealing with feelings of isolation and their lack of preparation for professional life."

    November 24, 2006

    Saving Languages, Sustaining Communities

    “My interest has always been in language structure, the grammar of language,” Axelrod says. “So many different ways to talk about the world, it just makes you think how brilliant we are as human beings.”

    September 23, 2005

    Defending Your Graduate Life

    Valentine, scheduled to defend her dissertation in March 2006 at Johns Hopkins University's Department of Physics and Astronomy, shares her graduate school experiences and talks about her preparation for her thesis defense.

    August 22, 2003

    Are HBCUs Still Necessary?

    Are minority students better served by an undergraduate education at one of the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) or have these institutions outlived their usefulness?

    February 18, 2005

    Houston Colleges Boost Minority Participation in STEM Fields

    H-LSAMP--which is open to everyone regardless of race--aims to increase the number of minority applicants for research and education careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

    August 06, 2004

    Conferences Are Not Just for Faculty Members

    July 09, 2004

    Each One, Teach One

    Other colleagues and I have long shared the view that the best way to truly change the situation for minority students is to use our scientific knowledge as a tool for their empowerment.

    February 17, 2006

    Finding Answers for Society's Ills

    Like other social psychologists, Clinton-Sherrod is an expert in human social behavior and on how culture affects behavior in social systems.