The Trump administration may restrict visas for certain Chinese students in STEM fields

May 30, 2018
Reports say grad students may be issued visas good for just a year at a time, rather than the multi-year type that are common now.

How to be an astronaut

Dec 8, 2017
Advice from a former International Space Station Commander.
Attired in a training version of his spacesuit, astronaut Doug Wheelock, Expedition 24 flight engineer and Expedition 25 commander, awaits the start of a spacewalk training session in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory near NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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Indians worry about U.S. degree prospects under Trump

Jan 26, 2017
If a U.S. job isn't likely, an expensive U.S. education doesn't make sense.
The outdoor cafeteria at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India.
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The two sisters who became doctors against the odds

Nov 17, 2016
The story of Emily and Elizabeth Blackwell, sisters who became doctors and opened their own hospital in the 19th century.
A scene depicting an anatomy lesson for female medical students is shown in "Sala di Anatomia al Woman's Medical College of New York Infirmary", first printed in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, April 16, 1870.
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How "Jurassic Park" inspired one doctor

Oct 5, 2016
In "Wonder Women," Sam Maggs details the accomplishments of trailblazing women. Here's one of their stories.

U.S. expands foreign STEM grad job training program

Mar 11, 2016
A new DHS rule extends the window for for foreign STEM grads' on-the-job training.
A new DHS rule extends the window for for foreign STEM grads' on-the-job training.
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Bill Nye on what science knowledge is worth

Sep 18, 2015
Wish you'd paid closer attention in science class?

For public good, not for profit.

Caltech's little engineers that could

Feb 12, 2015
Infants and toddlers learn engineering principles at university child-care center.