That’s what a pair of researchers from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) claim.
Indiana University at Bloomington, the flagship campus of the state university system, is spending $1.2 million into a project studying why there aren’t more women working in STEM fields (i.e. science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Federal grants of a total of $8 million will go to diversity programs in STEM.
A Georgetown University professor said that recruiting women for STEM fields may be “backfiring.”
A study blamed “femininity norms” as the reason behind women not choosing STEM as a college major or profession.
A psychology professor discovered that personal preferences, not sexism, is the reason behind the gender gap in STEM professional fields.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and founder of FIRST Dean Kamen discussed the importance of implementing STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and math education in America)to redirect kids’ passions from competing with basketballs to competing with robots….
We didn’t say it; she did: A doctoral candidate at the University of North Dakota recently published a research paper that argued one way to make Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics more inclusive for women…
Despite evidence to the contrary, academics, among other elites, continue to insist that there is a shortage of applicants to fill jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-related fields, usually when making the case for…
Even the AAUP is doubting whether the emphasis and urgency of graduating STEM degree holders is actually an accurate one.