student research

Small Classes Reduce Performance Gaps in Science

by University of Minnesota

In new research from the University of Minnesota’s College of Biological Sciences, researchers looked at the impact class sizes might have on students’ performance

Energy Drinks May Not Be As Effective as Believed

by Centre College
For many college students, “pulling an all-nighter” is a familiar routine typically accomplished with copious amounts of caffeine. Often, the go-to option is a so-called “energy shot” drink that boasts a special blend of energy-boosting ingredients. New research by a behavioral neuroscience professor and her students at Centre College calls the popular drink—and the extra boost it claims to provide—into question. And their preliminary findings are creating quite a buzz.