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Tag: STEM Careers
WVSU Unveils Katherine Johnson Statue & Scholarship
On Saturday, West Virginia State University (WVSU) unveiled a statue and scholarship, honoring NASA mathematician and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Katherine Johnson. “It is my hope that my daughters and all of my students at West Virginia State University see this monument as an example of what they can accomplish when they dedicate themselves, […]
August 27, 2018
Online Platform Helps Students with Hiring Process in STEM Field
During his time as a technology consultant at Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Duke University alumnus Aditya Sharma was influenced to create the online platform HiCounselor after he often was approached by students asking for career advice and job referrals.
August 10, 2018
Federally Funded Programs Are Not Enough to Diversify the STEM Workforce
Despite billions of dollars being invested on hundreds of programs that are created to increase the number of minorities who enter STEM fields, data from Change the Equation, indicates that today’s STEM workforce is no more diverse than it was 15 years ago.
July 24, 2018
Boeing Helps Diversify STEM Fields
A longstanding partnership between The Boeing Company and Washington University in St. Louis is being hailed as a potential model for how to diversify STEM fields in general and America’s aerospace industry in particular.
August 9, 2017
More STEM Students Seek Experiences Abroad
Students studying subjects related to STEM are the fastest growing group of American students studying abroad, according to Open Doors, an annual report that provides demographic and other detailed information on students studying abroad.
November 13, 2016
Diverse Conversations: Why Curriculum Diversity is a Good Plan
Colleges and universities should incorporate diversity learning into all subjects in an effort to better prepare students for careers in their fields.
September 6, 2016
Million Women Mentors Movement Guiding Females to STEM Careers
The nationwide movement that is designed to mobilize a million STEM mentors to encourage and guide girls and young women into STEM careers.
January 22, 2015
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