How different beliefs and attitudes affect college students’ career aspirations

A study published in Career Development Quarterly has looked at whether beliefs and attitudes influence career aspirations of college students with different genders and sexual orientations. Among 1,129 college students at a midwestern urban university, stronger self-efficacy beliefs–or perceptions about…

Adapting laboratory techniques for remote instruction

The COVID-19 pandemic forced instructors to adapt their courses for online learning. Laboratory courses were particularly difficult due to lack of access to specialized equipment for remote learners. To overcome this challenge, researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign designed…

Professor Rosemary Jagus recognized for efforts to increase diversity in marine sciences

BALTIMORE, MD (June 1, 2021)– University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science President Peter Goodwin has awarded the annual President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science to Rosemary Jagus, a professor in molecular genetics at the Institute of Marine…

UTSA School of Data Science receives $1 million from Frost Bank for emerging research

MAY 27, 2021 — Frost Bank has committed $1 million to the UTSA School of Data Science (SDS). The gift establishes the Frost Excellence Fund endowment, which will support research-enhancing activities such as graduate research fellowships, undergraduate research activities and…

How international students make decisions about staying in Canada

While some international students come to Canada knowing whether they intend to stay or return home after completing their degrees, the majority decide after they have had a chance to live here for a few years, a new study has…

First students complete Lassonde+X program

A group of 45 students were the first to compete the new Lassonde+X program during the 2020-21 academic year. Lassonde+X is a three-course program that allows any undergraduate student at the University of Utah to “entrepreneur your major” – the “X” is their major. The program is offered by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, in partnership with the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, at the David Eccles School of Business.

Record GE Gas Power gift honors engineering legend, drives diversity in STEM fields

In an effort to bridge the gap between talent and opportunity, GE Gas Power today announced it is establishing a historic annual scholarship to support underrepresented minorities and women on campus – the largest in the history of Clemson’s College…

UNIST students honored with 2021 Asan Foundation Scholarship

Three UNIST graduate students have been awarded the prestigious 2021 Asan Foundation Medical Bioscience Scholarship, an annual award given to the nation’s top graduate students in medical bioscience. The Asan Foundation Medical Bioscience Scholarship is a new support program, established…

UTSA researcher studies key predictors for college retention

(MARCH 17, 2021) – The current outbreak of COVID-19 has raised many questions about the value of consideration of standardized testing through the admissions process. One of the many Coronavirus cancellations included a growing number of universities to waive SAT…

For college students with disabilities, communication is key in online learning

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic changed the higher education experience for students across the United States, with more than 90 percent of institutions reporting a shift in education delivery with the arrival of COVID-19. The rapid transition to remote study came…

Bentham Open welcomes Sultan Idris University of Education (UPSI) as Institutional Member

Bentham Open is pleased to welcome Sultan Idris University of Education (UPSI), Malaysia as Institutional Member. The partnership allows the researchers from the university to publish their research under an Open Access license with specified fee discounts. Bentham Open welcomes…