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    Taken for Granted
    August 13, 2013

    State Bans on Benefits for Gay Couples Disadvantage Universities

    Universities that can't treat same-sex couples equally are losing good employees, an outgoing rector says.

    Knatokie Ford
    May 22, 2013

    Forging the Way for Other Minority Scientists

    A desire to prove to disadvantaged students that they, too, could be successful carried Knatokie Ford through her graduate program at Harvard.

    April 08, 2013

    Why Good Scientists Don't Have to Be Great at Math

    E. O. Wilson says that only in a few fields do scientists need serious mathematical chops.

    April 01, 2013

    Cooking Up a Storm

    The New York Times quickly changes course in an online obituary of a highly accomplished engineer, after initially emphasizing her housekeeping accomplishments.

    March 29, 2013

    Whites No Longer Overrepresented in Youngest Scientist Cohorts

    Underrepresented minorities increase their share of faculty posts at 2-year colleges, while Asians rise at 4-year institutions and in industry.

    March 08, 2013

    International Women's Day 2013

    To commemorate International Women's Day, we present a sampling of recent articles featuring accomplished women doing a wide variety of scientific work.

    December 07, 2012

    How Not to Attract Minorities to STEM

    Research shows that large admissions preferences stymie studies in science and technical subjects.

    November 30, 2012

    Time Off for Dad

    Paternity leave helps fathers and mothers advance their careers; too bad it's not more common.

    November 02, 2012

    Ethics Across Borders

    Cultural differences in approaches to ethical issues create challenges for scientists working internationally.

    October 26, 2012

    Teaching Postdocs to Be Professors

    An NIH program readies teaching-focused postdocs—especially minorities—for lab-and-classroom jobs.

    October 12, 2012

    Perspective: Embrace Flexible Work Arrangements

    To achieve gender equality in science, shift men’s perceptions of what is professionally acceptable.

    August 31, 2012

    Spotlight on Diversity

    Filmmaker and physicist Aziza Baccouche, who is blind, showcases the challenges and successes of diverse scientists in a new documentary series.

    August 10, 2012

    Science Training and Mental Health

    In the wake of the Colorado shootings, the scientific community should pay more attention to the psychological wellbeing of emerging scientists.

    July 27, 2012

    A Career on the Fence

    A graduate school dean and former Olympic athlete reflects on science, fencing, and how the two activities have benefited each other.

    July 13, 2012

    A Capital Job for a Midwestern Transplant

    Tiffany West helped turn Washington, D.C.'s HIV/AIDS effort into a widely admired program.

    June 22, 2012

    Career Q&A: Equality for Quality

    Curt Rice of the University of Tromsø discusses why helping women prepare for promotions is both right and smart.

    June 15, 2012

    Soldiers Becoming Scientists

    The Post-9/11 GI Bill and other programs are enabling some veterans to pursue careers in science.

    June 01, 2012

    Just Herself

    In her life and her search for gravitational waves, the MacArthur-winning MIT physicist Nergis Mavalvala is comfortable in her own skin.

    June 01, 2012

    Doing Science While Female

    A new book looks at science careers across the stages of women's lives.

    June 01, 2012

    Career Q&A: Lia Merminga

    As head of the accelerator division at TRIUMF, Lia Merminga is a rare woman in the upper echelons of physics.

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