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Battle of the sexes in science hurts girls — and boys, too
Researcher at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln found the stereotype that boys do better in sciences doesn’t just hurt the interest to go into the scientific fields among young female students, but male students, as well.
Sociologist Patricia Wonch Hill conducted her study with 529 middle school aged students as part of the university’s project to investigate why there are fewer women pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.
UNL Scholars and Graduate Students Featured in SAGE PublicationAlian Kasabian (SBSRC), Maria Rosario de Guzman, Yan Xia (CYFS) and graduate students Aileen Garcia and Sarah Taylor contributed to the “SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender”, which will be released on July 11th.
Nebraska hosts math leaders to spur women earning doctorates
In late 2016, Walker’s team earned one of 37 grants through the INCLUDES program. This program’s goal is to address the underrepresentation of women and minority leaders all through the STEM fields. The result is a two-year project named Women Achieving Through Community Hubs in the United States (WATCH US).
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Relaxation reigns at Summer Social UNOPA Friday, July 21, 2017
The Summer Social was held on Wednesday, June 21, at Lanes 'n Games Bowling in the East Campus Union. The theme of the summer social centered around summer fun and relaxation. Sixteen members snacked, bowled, played board games and visited. Door prizes were awarded and included two Avon bags provided by Barbara Homer, two Saltdogs passes provided by Rosann Kevil, a Red Robin gift card provided by Gretchen Mills, sunglasses, a noodle, squirt guns, a hand towel, beach toys, inflatables for the pool, sun screen and drinking cups.