While the overwhelming majority of executives feel diversity in the workplace improves a company’s performance, only some are taking the steps needed to ensure it exists, new research shows.
As one of the top schools in the country, Penn prides itself on the diversity of its student body. While the university continues to progress toward a more equal community, there are still significant changes to made. In October, School of Nursing Dean Afaf Meleis noted that 94.6 percent of freshmen nurses are female. This marks a 10-percent increase compared to the current sophomore class, where 84.6 percent of nurses are female.
Promising students lose interest in STEM fields by their second or third year of college, undermining national goals of creating a new generation of engineers and STEM educators. What’s more, this phenomenon is more pronounced at elite universities.
The number of minority professionals in engineering is creeping up, but not fast enough, according to a new report by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering.
WASHINGTON– A new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce shows that 65 percent of Bachelor’s degrees in STEM (science, engineering, technology and mathematics) occupations earn more than Master’s degrees in non-STEM occupations.
Source: William Reed, NNPA, BlackVoiceNews.com (NNPA)–To this point, the economic growth leader of the 21st century is the wireless communications industry. Millions of people regularly use cellular phones. With today’s cell phone, you can talk to anyone on the planet. Inside your cell phone are: a compact speaker, microphone, keyboard, display screen, and a powerful […]
I was in the middle of my Sunday ritual of reading the tech sections of various publications when I came across a story on the New York Times website that discussed the level of effectiveness of classroom software as a means to improve leaning opportunities for youth across the company.
In New York City on Oct. 3 and 4, more than 30 schools from Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens have been invited to attend one of the two Dream Tour programs at the Harlem Armory and The Apollo Theater.
Math competitions are nothing new. They’ve taken place for years, but participants have been predominantly boys.
The first African American to walk in space has a new mission – to help improve maths and science skills in Africa and to help young Africans reach for the stars.