Topic: College

New study finds professors’ beliefs about intelligence predict students’ educational outcomes

Jess Hennessey

A university-wide analysis of STEM faculty and students by Mindset Scholar Mary Murphy and colleagues finds links between professors’ mindsets and racial achievement gaps.

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.

How online exercises can equip college students for success, even before they get to campus

Jess Hennessey

New research by several Mindset Scholars finds that online exercises that prepare new students for common challenges in the transition to college can improve their social and academic outcomes, particularly for students of color and first-generation college students.