Less than one half of undergraduates with engineering or science majors pursue a career in the field of science, according to a Georgetown University study published last month.
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.
According to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 65 percent of those with bachelor’s degrees in a STEM-related job earn more than those with master’s degrees in non-STEM occupations.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– African-Americans’ buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to The State of the African-American Consumer Report, released today, collaboratively by Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy, and The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers across the U.S.
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.
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.
Boosting college graduation rates for racial minority groups would help to reduce disparities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, according to a study released Monday by the Commerce Department.
Despite all the talk of boosting diversity in the legal profession, the percentage of minorities inched up from 9.7 percent in 2000 to 11.6 percent in 2009, according to a report by the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession, sibling publication The National Law Journal reported.
When the more than 1,000 Clark Atlanta University (CAU) freshmen take the induction oath Tuesday, Aug. 23, five Booker T. Washington High School juniors will join them. These students are the first participants in CAU’s Early College Partnership, a new program designed by the university’s Community Educational Network and Outreach Initiative to support college-bound students.
Getting into Wharton is a name game where the doors are either not as open or just plain closed to alumni of less prestigious companies and schools.