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Study finds math and science exposure has significant impact on intent to study STEM fields

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Math and science exposure has a bigger influence on whether high school students plan to major in a STEM field than does math achievement, new research indicates. 

New report shows dependence of U.S. graduate programs on foreign students.

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New report provides breakdown on international enrollments by discipline and institution, showing that there are graduate STEM programs in which more than 90 percent of students are from outside the U.S.

Interview with author of new book on English as the lingua franca of science

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New book argues that English has become the global language of science -- and that, on balance, it's a good thing.

New research on where to find the most research citations

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Which countries are most efficient in promoting research? New study suggests that Denmark, Switzerland, France and Ireland are more effective than Britain and the U.S.

Interview with the authors of new book on STEM teaching

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Authors of new book discuss ways to improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields.

Study says academic productivity, not race, determines NIH research funding

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Study challenges earlier research that found black applicants less likely than comparable white applicants to receive NIH grants.

Connecticut and Texas aim to grow STEM enrollment, but take different approaches

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University of Connecticut and Texas A&M University have ambitious plans for enrolling and graduating many more science and technology students, but are there enough talented high school graduates to fill the growing programs?

Study suggests resource inequities may impact publishing records of women in science

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Why do women publish less in science, on average, than do men? A new study suggests that it may have to do with what universities provide in financial support.

New focus on helping community college students in STEM fields to a four-year degree

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A series of new grants seek to help community college students in STEM fields successfully transfer to and graduate from four-year institutions -- a path that often is full of obstacles.

Stanford project pushes the need for sex and gender analysis in research

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Stanford project finds that too much research ignores gender, to detriment of women and (in some cases) men.

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