Blogger: STEM Ed Is Exclusive

A blogger outlines 'five reasons why your child won't be a scientist.'

Study: Some Professors Can't Be Bothered

A new Leadership Foundation for Higher Education-commissioned survey suggests some professors don't live up to their role as advisors.

Patience and the 'Not-in-the-Lab' PI

A blogger reflects on setbacks he experienced as a bench scientist in order to be a more understanding PI.

Initiating Independence

Young investigators in Australia and the US receive early career research awards.

‘Now is the Time’ for Curricular Change

HHMI professors advocate changes to university-level science curricula.

Post-Tenure Perspective

One blogger says post-tenure life is hardly what she expected it to be.

Persistence, Networking, and an Important Problem

Panelists shared advice for young investigators at the Partnering for Cures meeting this week.

Getting There, Part II: Navigating the Interview Process

With many institutions on indefinite hiring freezes, it's a particularly tough time to land a faculty position in academia. Here, experts discuss tips for beating the odds and getting hired as an assistant professor. [More.]

Getting There, Part I: Top Traits

With many institutions on indefinite hiring freezes, it's tough time to land a faculty position in academia. Here, experts discuss tips for beating the odds and being hired as an assistant professor. [More.]

'Fun' Becomes 'Hard'

The New York Times examines why the university-level STEM attrition rate is on the rise.

Face Time, Dead-End Projects, and Success

A blogger shares tips for achieving success in graduate school.

Taking Their STEM Skills Elsewhere

A new report shows that grads with STEM skills are in high demand outside of those fields.

Trim or 'Fatten' the Pyramid?

A blogger summarizes a recent discussion on the academic research workforce.