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Stimulating Research Related to the Science of Broadening Participation

Building on previous investments, the Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences (SBE) and the Directorate for Education & Human Resources (EHR) announce their interest in stimulating research related to […]... More>


Patching the Leaky Pipeline of Women in STEM

Explanations for the underrepresentation of women in science- and math-related careers abound, but a new article suggests these accounts may be missing a critical element: the breadth of women’s interests. ... More>


Missing From Science Class


The Psychology of Success: Helping Students Achieve (Op-Ed) -


Observer Article

Undergraduate Education at NSF

While a passion for scientific and technological innovation and the promise of a career with above-average job prospects may lead many undergraduate students to declare a major in a scientific field, fewer than half of them will actually complete their degree in one of these areas, according to a 2012 report by the National Center for Education Statistics. ... More>