A negative environment dissuades many women engineering students from staying in the field. Can colleges and universities do anything to reverse the trend?
Many Australian students specialise before they’ve had a good general education. American undergraduates do get that, and perhaps Australia has gone too far down the path of early specialisation.
Curriculum structure and flexibility can play a crucial role in students’ progression and success.
Double-majoring is thought to broaden your horizons and give you more career options. A new look at seven years of U.S. census data tells us that there may be a financial benefit as well.
More states are funding colleges based on their performance. What are the implications?
Young adults can be easily derailed. Close to 60% students take six years to finish their four-year undergraduate program. How can you help?
Black male kids who start out by excelling in STEM gradually lose interest due to low teacher expectations and racial stereotyping. The result? Blacks hold only 6% of all STEM jobs.