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.
Florida A&M University and Florida State University have named Pennsylvania
State University engineering Professor Yaw D. Yeboah as the new dean of the
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. The appointment will take effect July
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.
Generating home-grown engineers and scientists is crucial to ensuring our nation’s leadership in the technological innovations that have fueled our economy for decades — and to employing Americans in related industries.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida education researchers will lead a $5 million effort, funded by the National Science Foundation, to transform how science is taught in Florida’s middle schools, with high-need schools in 20 mostly rural school districts serving as the testing grounds.
Florida A&M University has been awarded an education and research grant totaling $15 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to meet the agency’s workforce needs in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that support NOAA’s mission.
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.
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.
NEW YORK, NY — Research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is critical as the nation addresses key challenges in healthcare, the environment, national security and the economy. One problem, however, is that there is an inadequate supply of college graduates excelling in these fields.