New research from Georgetown professor NaLette Brodnax shows how a low-cost nudge can help women in their first year of college understand how STEM courses align with their interests.
Black and Latinx students are significantly underrepresented in graduate school. Efforts like the Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies Program are working to change that.
Sen. Kamala Harris recently proposed a $60 billion plan for strengthening STEM programs at historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, but some HBCU leaders are questioning the narrow focus.
In his 40s, Carl Allemby transitioned from an auto repair career to an emergency medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic. His journey reinforces the power of role models and educational opportunity in the push to train more Black physicians.
A new book reinforces the crucial role STEM faculty play in teaching first-generation students how to study and when to seek help.
Robert F. Smith, the billionaire technology investor who recently vowed to pay off Morehouse class of 2019’s student loans, isn’t done yet. He launched InternX, a program that will help 1000 students nab STEM internships.
College students of color are just as likely to declare STEM majors as their white peers but are less likely to complete them, according to a new study.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Meyerhoff Scholars program is so effective at supporting STEM achievement among students of color that UNC-Chapel Hill and Penn State have launched similar programs—with similar results.
Black students remain an underrepresented minority at America’s medical schools, and institutions are taking steps to enroll and graduate more students of color.
Research finds that bias takes an emotional and physical toll on Black and Asian students in STEM programs.
An opinion piece counters the narrative that millennials are abandoning the humanities, pointing instead to wary parents, who are increasingly subsidizing—and steering—their children’s college pursuits.
Want to help low-income students choose science, technology, engineering, or math fields? Give them more need-based grants, a new study suggests.