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HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

Elite NFL players who graduated from a historically Black college or university, and made history when going pro, were recognized.

Boeing Engineers Create STEM Activities to Challenge, Inspire Students

Boeing Engineers Create STEM Activities to Challenge, Inspire Students

Boeing and educational partners have produced a collection of materials and tutorials for children.

NASA Appoints First Black Crew Member for International Space Station

NASA Appoints First Black Crew Member for International Space Station

Flight engineer Jeanette J. Epps is set to make history in 2018.

Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump’s Administration

Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump’s Administration

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are essential to producing qualified STEM professionals. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, a chemist, former BASF manager and president of Shaw University, offers insight.

Women In Tech

Grooming Women Tech Leaders

Implementing a few key initiatives and programs can make a world of difference for mid-career women who are ready to step into management roles.

Racism in the ER: Black Kids Get Shortchanged

A new study shows huge differences in how people are treated.

Time Warner Cable’s Alan Lui: Managing Change, Motivating People

As his company prepares (again) for an acquisition, Time Warner Cable’s head of HR relies heavily on the employee-resource groups to build engagement and continuity.

Fewer Black Males in Med School, STEM Studies a Solution

A new report highlights Black men are applying and matriculating to medical school at lesser rates than three decades ago.

Women, Minorities Continually Left Behind In STEM Jobs

Despite growth in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field, gender and racial gaps remain.

Sir Tim Hunt

‘My Trouble With Girls’ – Nobel Scientist Has a Public Woman-Hating Moment

Sir Tim Hunt’s comments about women scientists at a science journalism conference stuns audience.

BASF Science Education Initiatives Attract Female Students

The Science Education Initiatives of BASF are attracting female, Black and Latino students, encouraging academic success in the sciences.

Study: STEM Careers Put Latina, Black, Asian Women in ‘Double Jeopardy’

A recent study explores race and gender bias experienced by Latina, Black and Asian female scientists.

Pres. Obama

Is the STEM Talent Pipeline Really the Problem?

At the White House Science Fair, the POTUS announced $90M in new pledges for his STEM initiatives

VIDEO: Increasing the Pipeline of Black and Latino Physicians—A Success Story

To have culturally competent care, the United States needs more Black and Latino doctors. A unique program at Rutgers University is reaching underprivileged youth and helping them succeed in medical careers, said Dr. Kamal Khan, Director, Office of Diversity & Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) at DiversityInc’s event.

California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate

Top California Universities Form Partnership to Promote Advancement of Underrepresented Ph.D. Students

Berkeley, Caltech, Stanford and UCLA join forces as the California Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate. Can their initiative change the face of postdoctoral students?

STEM Gaps Start in High School

STEM Gaps Start in High School

The College Board reveals that only a small percentage of women, Blacks and Latinos took the AP Computer Science exam in 2013.

Female Exodus From Tech Jobs a Global Problem

Female Exodus From Tech Jobs a Global Problem

A new study shows serious gaps in retaining and promoting women in science and high-tech positions.

BASF’s Heidi Alderman; Breaking Gender Barriers in Engineering

Heidi Alderman says she seen a significant change in the number of women entering STEM fields, which she says makes the pool of candidates deeper and stronger.

KeyBank Foundation Awards $1.25 Million to Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University for ‘STEM’ Classrooms on Cleveland State Campus

KeyBank Foundation has awarded a $1.25 million grant that will enable the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University to partner in creating a STEM school for 11th and 12th grade students on the CSU campus, officials from KeyBank Foundation, the school district and the university announced today.

STEM student

American Universities Hinder Diversity Among STEM Students

A survey finds that traditional instructional methods—plus a lack of educational preparation and few role models—discourage women, Blacks, Latinos and American Indians from graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.

Where Are Today’s STEM Students?

Look no further than Rutgers University, where one professor has dedicated his life to helping Black, Latino and other traditionally underrepresented undergrads pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.