STEM EDUCATION - Higher Education

Psychologists Find Answers to Issues in STEM

by Lois Elfman | June 16, 2015
Social psychologists provide insight into issues that have long plagued industry professionals. [...] Read more

Classroom Technique Reduces Achievement Gap

by Kenneth J. Cooper | May 18, 2015
An active-learning model used in classroom settings reduces the achievement gap between certain [...] Read more

Massey Bridges Cultural Gap at SAIC

by Christina Sturdivant | May 4, 2015
Dr. Walter Massey, president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, uses his science ex [...] Read more

Howard, Southern University Mentors Receiving Presidential Award

by Diverse Staff | March 30, 2015
Dr. Lorraine N. Fleming and Dr. Murty S. Kambhampati were among the 15 recipients of the Presid [...] Read more

A More ‘Diverse’ Approach to Diversity in STEM Education

by David E. Goldberg and Mark Somerville | March 25, 2015
Attracting more students into STEM education has long been a challenge for colleges and univers [...] Read more

African-American Women Inch Forward in Physics

by Catherine Morris | March 4, 2015
There are fewer African-American women who have ever earned a Ph.D. in physics in the United St [...] Read more

Paul Quinn College to Undergo Massive Makeover

by Jamal Eric Watson | February 17, 2015
Paul Quinn College has announced that it will lower tuition and fees, add several academic prog [...] Read more

Racial Disparities Have Varying Effects on Women in STEM

by Catherine Morris | February 8, 2015
A new study from the Center for WorkLife Law quantifies the double bind of gender and racial bi [...] Read more

HBCU Leaders Still Take Cautious Approach to Proposed Ratings System

by Catherine Morris | February 4, 2015
Ted Mitchell, undersecretary of education, spoke at the meeting to reassure those in attendance [...] Read more

Finley Excels in STEM Career

by Pearl Stewart | January 28, 2015
Dr. Stacey Finley, a Diverse 2015 Emerging Scholar, has used her expertise in the STEM field to [...] Read more

Million Women Mentors Movement Guiding Females to STEM Careers

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 22, 2015
The nationwide movement that is designed to mobilize a million STEM mentors to encourage and gu [...] Read more

Just Like Magic, Kyla McMullen Makes Obstacles Disappear

by Kenneth J. Cooper | January 4, 2015
Dr. Kyla McMullen, a Diverse 2015 Emerging Scholar, became the first African-American woman wit [...] Read more

City College of San Francisco Works to Bridge the Science Gap

by Kenneth J. Cooper | December 16, 2014
The City College of San Francisco prepares students for biological science and tech careers. [...] Read more

Dean Clearing Native Americans’ Path to Increased STEM Participation

by Catherine Morris | December 9, 2014
What do mythological stories from Native American tradition, ancient fossils and STEM mentoring [...] Read more

Expert Tells Graduate School Stakeholders Don’t Count on Financial ‘Cavalry’ Coming

by Catherine Morris | December 7, 2014
Speakers at the Council of Graduate Schools annual meeting last week warned that state by state [...] Read more