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    July 13, 2001

    Women Approach Parity in Undergraduate Science Faculty Hiring

    According to the report, between 1991 and 2000, 40% of new tenure-track hires to science faculties at PUIs were women, compared to only 21% during the previous decade.

    Jim Austin
    July 13, 2001

    Jim Austin: Unplugged

    Like many of the folks here at Next Wave my professional journey has been radically nonlinear. I was a North Carolina...
    July 13, 2001

    Hilary Godwin: Alone in Good Company

    "The choices I made pretty much mirrored my growth as a scientist."

    July 27, 2001

    Undergrad Science Gender Gap?

    Research Corporation Vice President Michael Doyle, the study's principle author, discounts the gender productivity gap.

    August 03, 2001

    Careers in Global Warming: Heating Up

    "New technologies for the capture and storage of carbon in fossil fuels must be implemented on a fantastic scale."

    October 26, 2001

    The Changing of the Guard at Harvey Mudd

    January 04, 2002

    Careers in Energy Science

    "Today, for the first time ever, the world's energy situation seems poised for dramatic and fundamental change."

    January 04, 2002

    Careers in Energy Science: Resources

    January 04, 2002

    Nuclear Careers in Energy Science: Feature Index

    January 04, 2002

    Finding Your Place in the Sun

    "We have people from Stanford, and we have people with no degrees, and they all contribute equally." --Spectrolab's Nasser Karam

    February 22, 2002

    The Federal Trough

    The Web's most comprehensive list of U.S. federal funding sources for scientific research

    March 08, 2002

    Shooting for the Moon

    "I figure if I can't choose the types of projects and research I want to tackle now, I never will be able to."

    April 26, 2002

    Robert Austin: An Interview

    People sometimes overestimate the extent to which the conventional assumptions apply. Often, for example, managers assume they are more qualified than they really are to judge their employees' performance.

    June 14, 2002

    Toolkit: Designing Your Laboratory

    "If you botch the design of your new laboratory, you'll be paying the price for years to come."

    June 21, 2002

    The Science of Human Rights

    "We take many things for granted when we work in a domestic situation," Haglund notes, "like access to the crime scene."

    July 05, 2002

    Rearming America's Schools

    "What differs is the nature of the thing created (some would say discovered) -- external knowledge on the one hand; knowledge of self through character, passion, and curiosity -- human potential -- on the other."

    July 05, 2002

    From Bench Top to Blackboard: An Overview

    "We need to do a better job teaching math and science to our children"

    July 12, 2002

    Project Management for Scientists

    "You need to manage your laboratory the same way you do your science: boldly but methodically, with the right balance of purposefulness and opportunism."