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A 22-year-old Ph.D. candidate wants to understand the way quantum gravity works. And Jeff Bezos wants to hire her.
Implicit bias can influence whether a teacher sends a student for education testing, a new study shows.
America’s favorite ballerina — and her unlikely rise to the top.
Before crowdfunding or the internet, an enterprising freshman named Mike Hayes asked strangers to help fund his college education.
One of the hottest ed-tech companies around is run by an older gentleman from the musty liberal-arts world. But he’s doing all right.
Guy Consolmagno is a respected planetary scientist on the tenure track to Heaven.
The bestselling author says American colleges do not do nearly as good a job at helping young people reach their potential as we would like to believe.
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