By Moriah Balingit
The Washington Post
Hancock thinks that the arts may offer a better vehicle to teach math and science to some students. But he also sees value in touching students' hearts through music â€” teaching them empathy, creative expression and the value of working together and keeping an open mind.
By Melanie Dougherty
Academic Advisor at American Public University
Itâ€™s important to examine what is needed for female students to feel supported and when those students choose a career.Â At APU we have already taken two necessary steps for women to feel supported in a STEM field: emphasizing female role models to keep female STEM students inspired and working hard to foster a strong sense of community among STEM students and faculty. We intend to provide practical solutions for women in STEM fields.
By Trevor Nace
The great science minds of history have provided inspirational quotes on their findings, philosophy, and understanding of the world around us. When you need a bit more motivation than normal we have all that you need. From Einstein to Newton to Galileo, the great minds of science touch on all you need to inspire you to achieve more.
By Alex Knapp
A number of members of the list this year found their interest in science sparked early. For example, thereâ€™s Embriette Hyde, 28, a project manager at the American Gut Project who became interested in science at a young age when she tried to figure out why yawns are contagious. Colin Carlson, 19, famously graduated from college at age 15 and now studies how parasites interact with ecosystems.Â
By Matt Symonds
The payoff on a liberal arts education is once again under the spotlight with a recent WSJ article that states students who choose elite liberal arts colleges donâ€™t earn as much money early in their careers as those who attend highly selective research universities.