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Education Sciences | Free Full-Text | Review of Racially Equitable Admissions Practices in STEM Doctoral Programs – MDPI

By |2022-02-22T19:11:12-05:00February 4th, 2022|News|

This study reviews literature on racially equitable admissions practices relevant to graduate programs in STEM. Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores correlate more strongly with race, gender, and socioeconomic status than performance metrics for research during or after graduate school.

Fall 2021 Dissemination Workshop: “Developing Publications for the Dissemination of Efforts that Broaden Participation in STEM”

By |2022-01-29T12:28:14-05:00October 6th, 2021|Events|

Virtual Workshop October 21-23, 2021 Join us for the fall dissemination workshop that supports the publication of outcomes that showcase broadening participation efforts that cultivate STEM talent at HBCUs, HSIs, Tribal Colleges, MSIs, and small liberal arts colleges. This workshop is designed for practitioners and scholars wishing to publish efforts related to diversity, equity, and [...]

Equity for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM: Graduate experiences and career plans in chemistry

By |2021-09-23T19:53:44-04:00September 23rd, 2021|News|

Recent events prompted scientists in the United States and throughout the world to consider how systematic racism affects the scientific enterprise. This paper provides evidence of inequities related to race–ethnicity and gender in graduate school experiences and career plans of PhD students in the top 100 ranked departments in one science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) discipline, chemistry.

ACE Initiative to Examine Equity Gaps in Higher Education

By |2017-11-27T14:31:00-05:00November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A new, three-year initiative by the American Council on Education (ACE) will provide a “data-informed foundation” to promote policies and practices that support students, faculty and staff of color in higher education. ACE recently announced that its project, “Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report,” will examine gaps and progress in educational attainment [...]