Student Notebook: The Seven Sins of Graduate School
Graduate student Edward Pashkov discusses seven paradigmatic sins that many beginner graduate students commit—and suggests how to learn from them.
Fear of Professional Backlash May Keep Women from Speaking Up at Academic Conferences
Women are less likely to ask questions during Q&A session at academic conferences. They may fear professional backlash, new research suggests.
Navigating Academia as Neurodivergent Researchers: Promoting Neurodiversity Within Open Scholarship
Where are all the neurodivergent scholars and research participants? Eight scholars make the case for greater adoption of open scholarship practices, “slow science,” intersectional collaboration, and more.
Educators Can Help Make Stem Fields Diverse – Over 25 Years, I’ve Identified Nudges That Can Encourage Students to Stay
Jen, a student I taught early in my career, stood head-and-shoulders above her peers academically. I learned she had started off as an engineering major but switched over to psychology. I was surprised and curious.
Student Notebook: 7 Tips for Being an Effective Graduate Student Mentor
Given the significance of mentoring and the lack of structured training on it, Kaley Davis gives a list of seven mentoring tips specifically geared toward graduate students.
There Are Too Few Women in Computer Science and Engineering
Only 20 percent of computer science and 22 percent of engineering undergraduate degrees in the U.S. go to women. Women are missing out on flexible, lucrative and high-status careers. Society is also missing out on the potential contributions they