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Student Notebook

The Importance of Divergent Thinking for Research in Graduate School and Beyond

As undergraduates, we are generally encouraged to practice concrete thought. Our goal is to find the “right” answers. However, when we make the transition to graduate school we find that the relationship between students and professors becomes bidirectional. ... More>


NIH Seeks Proposals to Increase Diversity in Science

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering three new funding opportunities which will be distributed through a newly established Diversity Program Consortium and are designed to address the lack of diversity in the biomedical research community. ... More>

Student Notebook

The Many Benefits of an APS Student Membership

APS Student Caucus President James J. Hodge writes about the possibilities for students getting involved with APSSC as well as the Caucus' plans for the future. ... More>

Templeton Science of Prospection Awards: Request for Applications

Supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center has established the Templeton Science of Prospection Awards to advance research on the scientific […]... More>

Two NIH Funding Opportunity Announcements for Planning Grants

The NIH announces two Funding Opportunity Announcements for Planning Grants, the NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) and the NIH National Research Mentoring Network NRMN). ... More>