How to Use Social Media to Advance Science Programs

Curious about Facebook? Thinking about starting a blog for your summer research program? Administrators and directors of educational programs in the sciences generally agree that social media have a strong potential to support and advance their programs. But given the wide variety of social-media choices, how does one get started?

The Institute for Broadening Participation, which promotes diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, conducted