Women in STEM

New Poll Shows That Republicans Have Become the Party of #MeToo Backlash

October 08, 2018
A new poll is the latest evidence of a dramatic partisan breakdown over what to do about sexual assault allegations: A majority of Republicans are willing to support political candidates who face multiple accusations of sexual assault, while a vast majority of Democrats are not. By: Zack Beauchamp

Are Boys Better Than Girls at Math?

September 28, 2018
Colleen Ganley, assistant professor of developmental psychology, answers this question.

Editing Diversity In: Reading Diversity Discourses on Wikipedia

September 10, 2018
Wikipedia has a diversity problem. The encyclopedia that ‘anyone can edit’ can only identify 13% of its editors as women, despite it being the seventh most visited site on the web with over 18 billion page views. By: Maggie MacAulay and Rebecca Visser

How Women Mentors Make a Difference in Engineering

August 27, 2018
Women mentors in engineering can help other women navigate an environment that often is biased against women by listening, sharing experiences, offering advice and making social connections. By: Ed Yong

Women Must Help Other Women Conquer STEM Fields

August 27, 2018
How and why women can and should be helping other women overcome barriers, obstacles, and challenges faced in STEM fields. By: Danielle Applestone

Academia Needs to Confront Sexism

August 13, 2018
An anonymous author shares personal experiences of sexism in academia.