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Growing diversity in doctoral programs

The challenges of increasing diversity in academia have been widely cited. Now a new Northwestern Medicine study is addressing challenges at the Ph.D. level to boost the persistence of underrepresented minority and female ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Social networks can support academic success

Social networks have been found to influence academic performance: students tend to perform better with high-performers among their friends, as some people are capable of inspiring others to try harder, according to Maria ...

dateDec 08, 2015 in Social Sciences
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