“A War Of Words America Is In The Middle Of A Battle Over The Meaning Of Words Like ‘Diversity’”

This is an article by Jennifer Mercieca at Texas A&M University in the United States exploring debates over how to discuss diversity in American higher education. A full version of the article can be read here. Facebook Twitter Linkedin

Minority Attrition and Completion in STEM Doctoral Programs – Council of Graduate Schools

There is a general underrepresentation of minority students—particularly African American, American Indian, and Hispanic students—in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at the graduate level. The problem of underrepresentation in doctoral education and the academic workforce is exacerbated by the fact that attrition rates from doctoral programs tend to be very high. The project, […]

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

From the website: “SOARS invites students from many disciplines–including meteorology, chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics, ecology, and the social sciences–to apply their expertise to understanding the Earth’s Atmosphere. In particular, SOARS seeks to involve students from groups that are historically under-represented in the sciences, including Black or African-American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic or Latino, […]

LGBT Graduate Student Mentoring Program

From the American Psychological Association project website, “The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity (APAGS-CSOGD) offers a free, yearlong mentoring program (September-August) for LGBT graduate students in psychology to be mentored by colleagues who share similar interests, experiences and goals.” Click here to read more information about the […]

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