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College Students of Color Reject Rosy Pictures of Diversity

College Students of Color Reject Rosy Pictures of Diversity

| March 11, 2014 | 5 Comments

Glossy images of diverse student bodies at universities are meant to convey these institutions’ warm embrace of prospective students, employees and supporters. But research suggests that when the images don’t line up with reality, the use of minority member photographs can backfire, generating an effect exactly opposite of the one intended.

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What’s Behind the Lack of Ethnic Diversity in Science Education?

What’s Behind the Lack of Ethnic Diversity in Science Education?

| January 4, 2014

Women and African-Americans are underrepresented among science and engineering graduate students. The Bridge Program, a collaboration between Fisk and Vanderbilt Universities, is working on changing this. And other programs are learning from its approach.

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