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I Think I Can’t: Lack of Confidence in Math Keeps Girls Out of Lucrative STEM Careers
March 2, 2018 · Underrepresented in STEM

The rate at which women enroll in four-year colleges and complete bachelor’s degrees continues to outpace the rate for men. In fact, by 2025 women will represent nearly 60 percent of all university students. Yet despite their growing numbers on college campuses, women remain a small minority among students majoring in physical, engineering, mathematics, and computer (PEMC) sciences. It seems […]

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January 11, 2018

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Creating a Unified Community of Support: Increasing Success for Underrepresented Students in STEM
September 11, 2017 · Underrepresented in STEM

A new 68-page report from the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California hopes to address underrepresented students in STEM. The report, part of a collaborative effort from eight California State University campuses, emphasizes collaboration between existing academic affairs and student affairs programs — which are often separated — as well as specific interventions for struggling […]

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US Chamber of Commerce Report: Learning to Work, Working to Learn
June 20, 2017 · Workforce & Career

Companies in major industries report that they are unable to grow and compete: 49% have unfilled job openings,1 and 37% can’t take on new business.2 In contrast, 96% of chief academic officers believe that college graduates are well prepared. Only 11% of business leaders agree. These statistics beg the question: How do we set students up for success so that […]

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The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training
May 3, 2017 · Workforce & Career

As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and skills-building programs will be created to meet new demands. There are two uncertainties: Will well-prepared workers be able to keep up in the race with AI tools? And will market capitalism survive?

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2017 Future Workforce Survey
May 2, 2017 · Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

The McGraw-Hill Education 2017 Future Workforce survey captures more than 5,000 college students’ hopes, worries, and opinions about their preparedness for future careers.

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Snapshot Report – Science and Engineering Degree Completion by Gender
April 11, 2017 · Workforce & Career

From 2006 to 2016, degree completion in the so-called “hard sciences” increased in prevalence for both genders. Excluding social sciences and psychology, the percentage of bachelor’s degrees accounted for by S&E disciplines increased five percentage points for men, and two percentage points for women.

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With Just One Black Teacher, Black Students More Likely to Graduate
April 5, 2017 · Underrepresented in STEM, Youth Pathways

Low-income black students who have at least one black teacher in elementary school are significantly more likely to graduate high school and consider attending college, concludes a new study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins University economist.

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