Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved. “But the program really focuses on giving support and making sure that we have the resources we need to succeed,” says one of the first-year students taking part in the program. The program aims to bring into science and mathematics a wider range of students, including students from groups underrepresented in those fields. [More…]

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