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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

    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.

    February 17, 2006

    Same School, Different Degree, All Part of the Plan

    The transition to graduate school required her to learn how to handle family and financial issues, while also keeping up with her studies and research.

    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.”

    January 13, 2006

    Ancestors of Science: Meredith C. Gourdine

    Gourdine, an African-American physicist and engineer, became an expert in electrogasdynamics and developed commercial uses for the technology.

    December 02, 2005

    Retraining Scientists: Changing Fields, Gaining Skills

    November 18, 2005

    Clinton Junior College: Monitoring, Motivating, and Mentoring Students in STEM

    The CIPA grant is part of a program designed to help minority institutions develop science and math curricula while attracting and preparing underrepresented students for careers in STEM.

    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.

    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 26, 2005

    Congress Reduces the 2006 NSF Workforce Budget

    While the overall NSF EHR budget took another round of cuts, Thompson believes individual programs aimed at diversifying the scientific workforce will continue to meet the agency's objective to keep youth "engaged" in science.

    August 05, 2005

    Fulfilling the Expectation of Excellence

    For the past 17 years, the Meyerhoff Program has been enriching the lives of minority students interested in a career in the sciences by preparing them to pursue graduate and professional degrees.

    July 01, 2005

    Shedding Light on the Dark Side of the Universe

    In contrast to the mysterious forms of energy and matter she studies, the 33-year-old Verde radiates enthusiasm when talking about her work. "I never stop being amazed by it," she says.

    July 01, 2005

    Scientists Researching What We Don't Know

    Though it is often--and justifiably--maligned, it is ignorance--and recognizing where it exists--that drives scientists to do groundbreaking science.

    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 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.

    May 06, 2005

    Timbuktu Academy: Mentoring Future Scientists

    Established in 1990 with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Louisiana Board of Regents, the Timbuktu Academy is an award-winning mentoring program for underrepresented minorities in STEM fields.

    April 15, 2005

    Behind the Awards: How Four GEM Fellows Made the Transition to Graduate School

    Despite their different backgrounds, these four GEM students have dealt with the same issues--moving to larger schools, cultural isolation, unexpected crises, and family considerations--that all students of color face when transitioning into graduate school.

    April 01, 2005

    A GEM of a Program

    The GEM Consortium -- a collaboration of 93 member universities and 48 corporations -- provides funding, a support network, mentoring, and professional development to underrepresented minority graduate students.

    February 11, 2005

    We're Doing Just Fine

    A survey of the top 50 ranked physics departments in 2002 shows that of 1998 physics faculty members, there were 12 of identifiable African heritage.

    February 04, 2005

    A Mathematical Map for Success

    Although Williams had difficulties pursuing a career as a mathematical researcher, he urges young minorities to be persistent and never give up their dream.

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