Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. The formal report, now in the form of a digest, is issued every 2 years. The current digest, along...
Entry Point! The AAAS Project on Science, Technology and Disability continues to pioneer access to STEM
Thirty Years of Changing Lives: The AAAS Project on Science, Technology and Disability Washington, D.C. – Marco Midon, a lead engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (N.A.S.A.), is totally blind. Tim Scamparinno, a project manager at I.B.M., is spinal cord injured and a wheelchair rider. Jacquelyn Wilson...
Washington, DC – In a public briefing at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report that describes a desperate need to increase graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs. While the report...
Washington, DC – A new report from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) offers practical guidance on faculty members who have disabilities. The report rejects the common stereotype that disability equates to diminished professional competence and asserts that “With suitable accommodations, a faculty member who has a physical...
Columbia, MO – Gina Ceylan, a doctoral student in science education, has won a 2011 Graduate Student Leadership Award. Part of the Chancellor’s Excellence Awards program, the Graduate Student Leadership Award honors graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to the campus or the community through their involvement in...
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