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.
Let’s face it: doing business today isn’t like it was even 30 years ago. Your customers are different, but what about your staff? In the new book “The Diversity Index” by Susan E. Reed, you’ll see how you can strengthen your workplace by letting go of certain archaic practices in hiring.
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.
New York — Xerox chairman and CEO Ursula Burns, among the highest-ranking women executives in the U.S., emphasized that having a passion for your job and not being complacent with the status quo are critical keys to success.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of California, Riverside a $599,219 grant to develop a program aimed at recruiting, retaining and developing the leadership skills of women faculty in the sciences, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, particularly women who are underrepresented minorities.
Math competitions are nothing new. They’ve taken place for years, but participants have been predominantly boys.
While those earning master’s, doctoral, or professional degrees still earn more during their careers than those with less education, the gap is closing, according to The College Payoff a report published today by the Georgetown University Center for Education and the Workforce.
Less than 1.2 percent of black females are executives in corporate America, and such women not only feel invisible, but to a third of the American workforce they truly are invisible.
As the college graduates of the Class of 2011 prepare for the work place, we look at ten African-American students who will not go un-noticed. These students of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) nationwide showcase the results of consistent hard work and dedication.
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.