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Grad School Admissions – Paper vs. Person

It’s that time of year when most STEM departments at U.S. universities are winding down their season of interviews and recruitment weekends for their Ph.D. programs. But just what are those visit weekends for? For some programs, acceptance (and rejection) … Continue reading

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If a white guy isn’t there, why would anyone want it?

A while back I ran across this assertion in an article about the fate of science in the U.S. that bugged me. Basically it cites the fact that fewer white guys are pursuing scientific careers in the U.S. as evidence … Continue reading

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