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Single Parents Represent an Underutilized Resource for Undergraduate Research Training

Journal of College Science Teaching—January/February 2024

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Undergraduate and graduate research opportunities represent a unique educational opportunity for students in that it can stimulate interest and potential careers in academic disciplines. Students who are single parents, can also benefit from this opportunity yet are often overlooked by faculty members. Here, we describe some of the challenges and benefits of involving students who are single parents in research laboratories.
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