The Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering has issued their biennial report to Congress: Accountability for Broadening Participation in STEM. Click here to access the full report.
We all have an interest in increasing the number of women who pursue technology careers. The demand for software engineers outstrips current supply and is expected to continue to grow. These are interesting, flexible, well-paid jobs that offer a chance to make an impact; women should have access to these careers. Yet the percentage of [...]
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 [...]
Stony Brook University is working with Georgia Institute of Technology and the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE) to arrange a conference on Science and Engineering for Social Good. The faculty and professional staff development conference will be held at Georgia Tech on February 9 - 11, 2018. Click here to access the conference [...]
Shaun R. Harper has not been shy in recent months about calling out racism where he sees it in the academy. In August he told faculty at the University of Virginia that the white supremacists who had marched on the campus and in the city of Charlottesville with tiki torches days earlier were not the [...]