Topic: College Success

Investing in a second round of the Mindsets and the Learning Environment interdisciplinary research initiative

Jess Hennessey

Funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will support six new research projects that will explore how environments inside and outside of school shape learning mindsets.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Using data science to unlock relationships between mindsets, college success, and context

Jess Hennessey

Mindset Scholar Sidney D’Mello leads this project on relationships between learning mindsets and college success and how family, school, and neighborhood contexts influence these relationships.

Mindsets and the learning environment: Examining how learning mindsets influence higher ed outcomes

Jess Hennessey

Chris Hulleman and Stephanie Wormington discuss their project examining how learning mindsets influence college outcomes across the state of Tennessee.

Supporting students’ sense of belonging

Gregory Walton

Greg Walton discusses his research on interventions that give students a different narrative for understanding challenges in school.