STEM Jobs on the Rise

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Occasionally I see online comments challenging the supposed need for more STEM graduates. These writers point to a shortage of good-paying STEM positions for graduates entering the workforce. They may need to rethink their arguments. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce recently published, “Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in… Read more »

Premeds Versus Organic Chemistry

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Premedical students hate organic chemistry. It’s true. While preparing a poster for the Medical Library Association Annual Conference, I did a literature review of barriers to retention for undergraduates in premedical programs. I expected premeds to name required science courses beyond biology – chemistry, physics, and mathematics. However, I didn’t expect organic chemistry to be… Read more »