In seeking evidence regarding the experience of black men seeking graduate degrees in engineering, a new study finds that students were "retaining each other," within environments of structural racism, unfair treatment and feelings of isolation. Explore this study further here.
Tuition hikes harm diversity on public college campuses. However, tuition hikes at private universities in the same area increase diversity on local public campuses. Read more regarding the complex effects of tuition costs on student diversity here.
Despite the rise in numbers of African-American students enrolling in college, the percentage of students choosing Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has decreased considerably. Read more here regarding theories as to why the number of students choosing HBCUs has fallen despite their long history of developing influential scholars and leaders, and for strategies to combat [...]
Scholarly work addressing diversity in STEM Education has been increasingly under attack, in the media at large and through personal attacks on faculty members and colleagues. Read more here regarding this issue, and for resources to combat such attacks, from the American Society for Engineering Education
There is a persistent shortage of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty who are involved in basic biomedical research at medical schools. Read here about suggested interventions to address this issue.