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Fisk University (www.fisk.edu) seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chemistry to begin as early as May 2015.

 


Many students starting STEM education aren't finishing
ConsumerAffairs
For the better part of the last decade educators, industry leaders and policymakers have promoted an increase in science, technology, engineering and math curriculum in high school and college. Businesses are increasingly technical and jobs in these fields tend to pay well. Groups like the STEM Education Coalition have lobbied federal and state lawmakers on STEM education issues in an effort to improve it at all levels. But a new study by RTI International suggests that STEM isn’t for everyone.
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3 ways to revive a job search that's dragging on
Mashable
If you're not having great luck in your job search and are feeling a little down about it, it's important to remember that you're not alone. In fact, the job search slump hits applicants without discrimination. The timing and the reasons may vary, but feeling discouraged and depleted is an inevitable experience. But that doesn't mean there's not a solution. If you've been pumping out applications, interviewing and hustling for a few months without success, perhaps it's time to ask one of the following questions. Use your frustration as fuel to launch a fresh job search strategy.
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How do we solve science's 'credibility problem'?
The Conversation via Phys.org
Science is considered a source of truth and the importance of its role in shaping modern society cannot be overstated. But in recent years science has entered a crisis of trust. The results of many scientific experiments appear to be surprisingly hard to reproduce, while mistakes have highlighted flaws in the peer review system. This has hit scientific credibility and prompted researchers to create new measures in order to maintain the quality of academic research and its findings.
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Racism: A lingering problem among collegiate millennials
The Associated Press via Diversity
Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolmates makes her reluctant to encourage other black students to enroll "in a place where you feel unsafe and no one cares about you." "We're literally begging people to care about our issues," Tarrant said, with tears in her eyes, to applause from about 100 students — blacks, Hispanics, Asians and a few whites — gathered to discuss the racial climate at the predominantly white, 27,000-student campus. Conversations like the recent one at Maryland's Nyumburu Cultural Center are taking place nationwide as racist incidents continue to pop up at colleges and universities, even though students are becoming increasingly vocal in protesting racism and administrators are taking swift, zero-tolerance action against it.
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Women in STEM fields more confident when working in same-sex peer group
Medical Daily
Future jobs in the U.S. are expected to grow most among the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. And a new study published in the journal Psychological and Cognitive Sciences may have figured out how to get more women involved. According to the study authors, most people believe women who back out of a STEM major as an undergraduate do so for "individual differences," when the switch might account more for "subtle cues in achievement contexts;" the biggest one being sex composition, or the proportion of men to women in a classroom.
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A simple how-to for writing that killer cover letter
USA Today
A cover letter gives you less than a page to stand out in a crowd. Though you might just seem like a name on a page to a recruiter, the right letter can help you make a memorable impression. While you write, remember that a cover letter is meant to build your case — to a complete stranger! — as to why you’re the right person to hire. And you need to tailor each cover letter to the job you’re applying to.
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Study: Want more women in science and math? Pay attention to group projects
PBS NewsHour
Group projects may hold the key to getting more girls and women to enter science, technology, engineering and math or fields that men otherwise dominate. When women make up the majority of a group, they are more likely to worry less, feel confident and also to speak up and actively contribute to solve the problem at hand, said Nilanjana Dasgupta, a psychology professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst who led the study published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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