Tag: Science

Scholarship and Drug Discovery at Novartis

(Originally published Dec. 6 on LinkedIn) Today we learned that Novartis is among the top three companies in the world for high-quality science, notably topping the list of collaborative institutions in Nature Index’s Science 2017. Honored to be included in the @Nature Index for our contributions to science and academic…

Women, Minorities Continually Left Behind In STEM Jobs

A study released by U.S. News and Raytheon gives a detailed analysis of the continuous growth in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field but not for everyone: overall, women and minorities are not making progress in this field at the same rate as white males. However, other studies show…

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…