Tag: Science

BASF Science Education Initiatives Attract Female Students

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock Along with creating chemistry, BASF (No. 26 on the 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies List) is working to create future scientists in the U.S. Currently, the U.S. Department of Education is putting aheavy focus on preparing students for careers in the areas of science,…

American Universities Hinder Diversity Among STEM Students

Are traditional academic approaches hindering organizations from bolstering diversity According to new research, universities aren’t doing enough to diversify the next generation of talent from STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) departments. In fact, 37 percent of STEM department chairs gave their institution a grade of “C” or below when…