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.
At most colleges and universities, women outnumber men — at 57 percent nationally – except when it comes to STEM fields.
Women may be happy about the strides they’ve made in corporate America, but they’re hardly satisfied.
This mindset must be changed. And to be honest I spend a great deal of time trying to do just that. I do not want the next generation of our young people to be the designated serfs of the information age. What exactly are the BASICS? Most folks would define the basics as reading, writing and arithmetic.
BOSTON, MA– It’s now possible to research gender diversity on the boards of the nation’s largest public companies and track this information from year to year, thanks to new research by 2020 Women on Boards.
AUSTIN, Texas — Dr. Lecia Barker, research associate professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin, received a grant of $442,000 from the National Science Foundation to identify new teaching methods in which college faculty can retain women in computing and information technology (IT) degrees and fields.
Math competitions are nothing new. They’ve taken place for years, but participants have been predominantly boys.
The validity of today’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a debate that seems to come up every year. While they may not serve the exact same purpose as they did in the past, in my opinion they are needed just as much, if not more.
Bill allowing UC, CSU to consider race, gender, economic background in admissions passes key committee Read more: Bill allowing UC, CSU to consider race, gender, economic background in admissions passes key committee
A bill that would allow public universities in California to factor race, ethnicity, gender and economic status in student admissions passed the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee on Tuesday by a 5-3 vote.
WASHINGTON – According to the online Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, HBCUs have significantly increased their White enrollments. But despite numerous press reports to the contrary, in general the “whitening of Black colleges” is simply a myth.