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A Presidential Pat for Young Scientists

New York Times — Praising the work of young scientists and inventors at the third White House Science Fair, President Obama on Monday announced a broad plan to create and expand federal and private-sector initiatives designed to encourage children to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics. After browsing the 30 or so projects on display […]

The Lantern l Women in engineering struggle with equity, happiness in the workplace, study suggests

Female faculty members make up between 20 and 30 percent of science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM), according to department chair estimates, and a recent report shows workplace culture needs to change if this number is to increase. Comprehensive Equity at Ohio State, a program funded by a 2009 National Science Foundation grant, focuses […]