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    March 24, 2006

    Educated Woman, Chapter 49: The Grad-School Success-O-Meter

    In grad school, a certain amount of failure is inevitable.

    August 25, 2006

    Professional Doctorates in Engineering

    Like other professional doctorates, Eng.D.s combine an applied research project, usually in industry, with courses that are directly relevant to the candidate's profession.

    May 26, 2006

    Educated Woman, Chapter 51: Search. Scour. Capture. Job

    Maybe the worst part about the job search is sending out an application for a job you just know you're well suited for and getting an unceremonious rejection, or even a nonanswer.

    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.

    January 16, 2004

    Jamel Lynch

    June 24, 2005

    Spelman Students 'Score' Using Advanced Technology

    SpelBots was created to provide hands-on robotics education and research for women computer science students at Spelman, and to promote robotics and computer technology among minorities.

    June 24, 2004

    DARPA and the Decline of U.S. Computer Science Research

    In 2000, NSF received about 3000 computer science proposals with a success rate of 30%. In 2004, the number of applications had risen to 6500 and the success rate had dropped to 16%.

    July 28, 2006

    Educated Woman: Chapter 53 - Mission Accomplished!

    I can now add my dissertation to the list of things I've managed to finish in spite of my less-than-focused approach.

    July 14, 2006

    Careers in Wind Energy

    Wind energy is clean, environmentally inert, and inexhaustible.

    December 09, 2005

    Tightrope Walker

    Doing a Ph.D. on visual interfaces and usability is particularly useful, he believes, because it allows him to understand what the consumers would like to use and to guess whether a new product would succeed or fail.

    January 16, 2004

    Alisa Hunt-Lowery

    June 23, 2006

    Educated Woman, Chapter 52: What, Me Write?

    I know I will finish; I'm just having a hard time staying focused on what needs to be done.

    April 28, 2006

    Educated Woman, Chapter 50: Superstar or Falling Star?

    Science and engineering offer a unique opportunity to achieve something earthshattering, but that pursuit of perfection and greatness can come at a high price.

    September 10, 2004

    Will the Semantic Web Change Science?

    "Among the first adopters and co-creators of the Semantic Web have been scientists who see in the new approach the promise of content-based information retrieval, distributed data mining, and automated Web-service choreography."

    February 24, 2006

    Educated Woman: Chapter 48: Road Trip Realizations

    In the end, it’s up to you to take responsibility for your life and your research.

    January 16, 2004

    Arnett J. Brown, III

    January 27, 2006

    Educated Woman: Chapter 47--The End is Nearer

    I know the end is coming, maybe not this spring, but soon.

    January 16, 2004

    Ayanna Howard, Ph.D.

    December 28, 2012

    Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

    The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

    Patrick Canupp
    January 11, 2013

    Science on the Fast Track

    NASCAR is hiring mechanical engineers and aerodynamics scientists to shave milliseconds off lap times and push racecars to their limits.