• Although ICLS scheduling didn’t work in our favor (two papers scheduled at exact same time) both presentations went well – thanks Amber, Alice and Joshua!
  • Paper published on Failure in Thinking Skills and Creativity
  • Had a great visit to Purdue University to talk about our previous work on STEM interest and current RMEE project with Tufts
  • IU Press Release on our recent paper and grant on sex differences in STEM interest.
  • IU Press Release on IES grant with Cindy Hmelo-Silver to develop assessments related to NGSS.


  • Kelli Paul, PhD joined the research team for our project with Tufts on Role Models in Engineering.
  • Alex Burris successfully defended her PhD and secured a job at Toledo Zoo.
  • Our paper on sex differences in the triggering and maintenance of STEM interest was published in AERA Open.
  • Coverage citing our homework research in USA Today.
  • Amber Simpson moved to a new position at Binghamton University to start a tenure-track job in Mathematics Education.