Center for Advanced STEM Education
Articles of Interest
Below are some articles that might be of interest to not only students pursuing STEM degrees, but also faculty, staff, and businesses involved in STEM fields. These articles are meant to spark discussion and showcase some of the ups and downs within the field.
- "Why Failure Hits Girls So Hard" (Time)
- "Women in Paleontology: A Celebration of Female Scientists" (Huffington Post)
- "The Reason So Many Women Leave Engineering Has Nothing to Do With Kids" (Fortune)
- "An Open Letter from Women of Science" (500 Women Scientists)
- "CS Programs for Women" (Tips for picking a CS program, women-only CS scholarships, etc.)
- "Double jeopardy in astronomy and planetary science: Women of color face greater risks of gendered and racial harassment" (Journal of Geophysical Research)
- Men ask more questions (Public Library of Science)
- Fieldwork Experiences (American Anthropologist)
- Field Experiences (Public Library of Science)
- A Sort of Everyday Struggle (The Crimson)
- Changing the Curve: Women in Computing (UC Berkeley)
- Women in Data Science: 4 Perspectives (2U)
Additionally, two of the books discussed during the 2016 conference are listed below.
- How to Say Anything to Anyone: A Guide to Building Business Relationships That Really Work
- Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Resources for Students
Are you an MSU Denver student -- or potential MSU Denver student -- looking to see what's out there to help support you in your studies? Awesome! The university offers tons of great clubs, organizations, and resources to help you on your way. Getting engaged on campus will help you develop your academic skills, give you opportunities to network, find activities and projects that are focused on your interests, and make friends! Get involved, and get connected!
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