Mar 6, 2017
The annual Twitter event returns with 64 mammal species ready to fight to the virtual death for your entertainment and education.
Read MoreFeb 7, 2017
#CougarOrNot, #NotACopperhead, #DamOrNot, and #ButtOfWhat open up conversations about the joys and challenges of walking in an ecologist’s shoes (or… hiking boots).
Read MoreAug 12, 2016
As more trained scientists leave traditional career paths, the distinction between scientist and nonscientist blurs.
Read MoreFeb 26, 2016
What could help more African Americans be successful in science, technology, engineering, and math? In this Q&A, hear from Ashanti Johnson, Melanie Harrison Okoro, and Danielle Lee.
Read MoreNov 5, 2015
[VIDEO] In this Google Hangout, associate editor Katie L. Burke discusses with sociologist Sandra Hanson what the barriers to diversity in science are, what solutions she has seen work to promote diversity, and what barriers remain to be addressed.
Read MoreJul 7, 2015
The variety of math-focused jobs in business, industry, and government is increasing, a trend recently highlighted in the popular press. The new challenge is to connect students trained in the mathematical sciences to these jobs.
Read MoreMay 5, 2015
A student in one of my daughter's high school math class stood up in disgust and exclaimed "Why do we have to learn math for 12 years when we are never going to use any of it?" You might think that as a mathematics educator I would find this statement upsetting. Instead, the student’s question got me thinking about the fact that she saw no connection between the mathematics and her future. How might mathematical modeling improve the experience of mathematics for students such as the one in my daughter’s class?