There is a persistent shortage of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty who are involved in basic biomedical research at medical schools. Read here about suggested interventions to address this issue.
'Dancing Backwards in High Heels' Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students. Read the rest of the article here.
American Society for Engineering Education — New Webinars, Feb. 2018 — Voices on Women’s Participation
This free webinar series will explore major themes from the NSF-supported TUEE (Transforming Undergraduate Engineering Education) Phase III workshop, Voices on Women’s Participation and Retention. Each webinar offers tools to broaden female participation and retention. Webinar topics include encouraging men to serve as gender equity allies, inspiring and developing mentors and role models, and how to [...]
Graduates with math degrees fare well on the job market, but a greater share of students leave the major than any other, new federal data show. Are those students making a bad choice? Click here for the full article.
Calls for clear, easily accessible data on Ph.D. program outcomes have failed to produce results at any kind of scale. A new coalition of 10 life sciences institutions hopes to change that. Click here for the full article.