Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck is attempting to find the reason why women tend to avoid careers in math and science. She has discovered that part of the reason may be because of their mindset. “Her work has shown that women and girls who think that science and math ability are innate tend to…

Read More“Nearly 90 percent of high school graduates say they’re not interested in a career or a college major involving science, technology, engineering, or math.” Why do students lack interest in STEM careers? What can be done to help students enjoy these subjects more? Click here to find out!

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Read MoreThe International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the oldest and largest scientific Olympiad. During each of the two days of the competition, participants take a 4.5 hour, 3-question exam. The deceptively simple exam questions require much mathematical talent to solve. In July 2013, the 54th IMO was held in Santa Maria, Columbia. The United States came…

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