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Lack of Minority Representation in Science and Engineering Endangering US Economic Health

Jul 26, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/RTapia_xsede2_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”86″ height=”97″ />Rapid growth in certain segments of the nation’s population is pushing the country’s educational challenges to a crisis level, while too many of the “precious few” under-represented minority students pursuing science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines are dropping out or changing majors, according to Richard Tapia, an internationally known mathematician.

Diversifying the Tech Workforce

Apr 15, 2011 |

White men’s guilt or a cause with a purpose?