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EDEFI IN THE NEWS

More Black Students Enroll in HBCUs Following Hate Crime Reports: Study
https://www.highereddive.com/news/more-black-students-enroll-in-hbcus-following-hate-crime-reports-study/593247/

Students of Color Face Challenges in STEM
https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/students-of-color-face-challenges-in-stem/5703743.html

Racial Stereotypes Drive Students of Color Away From STEM, but Many Still Persist
https://theconversation.com/racial-stereotypes-drive-students-of-color-away-from-stem-but-many-still-persist-149379

Universities With More Racial Segregation by Major Graduate Fewer Black Students Into High-Paying Fields
https://diverseeducation.com/article/199072/

Equity Ethic: As STEM Fields Become More Racially Diverse, New Values Emerge
https://www.hepg.org/blog/equity-ethic-as-stem-fields-become-more-racially-d

Ready to Be an Ally for Black Academics? Here’s a Start
https://www.chronicle.com/article/ready-to-be-an-ally-for-black-academics-heres-a-start

How to Be an Ally Outside of Hispanic Heritage Month
https://alltogether.swe.org/2020/10/how-to-be-an-ally-outside-of-hispanic-heritage-month

How Do We Create Systemic Change
https://alltogether.swe.org/2020/09/how-do-we-create-systemic-change/

Hardest Working States in America
https://wallethub.com/edu/hardest-working-states-in-america/52400

Why STEM Needs to Focus on Social Justice
https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/september-october-2020/why-stem-needs-to-focus-on-social-justice/

A Mission of Inclusion
https://editions.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=60703&i=667254&view=contentsBrowser&amp%3Barticle_id=3718240&amp%3Bver=html5&amp%3Bview=articleBrowser

Universities Are Freezing Tenure Clocks. What Will That Mean for Junior Faculty of Color?
https://www.higheredjobs.com/articles/articleDisplay.cfm?ID=2238

In Our Own Words: Institutional
Betrayals
https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2020/03/06/underrepresented-faculty-members-share-real-reasons-they-have-left-various

S. David Wu Named First Asian American President in CUNY System – Higher Education
https://diverseeducation.com/article/165873/

The Chronicle of Higher Education – Selected New Books on Higher Education
Diversifying STEM: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Race and Gender is featured
https://www.chronicle.com/article/Selected-New-Books-on-Higher/247906

Pew Study: Faculty-Student Diversity Divide Persists
https://www.naicu.edu/news-events/headline-news/2019/08/pew-study-faculty-student-diversity-divide-persists

Endless Exodus: Faculty of Color Leave the Academy in Search of Fulfillment
https://diverseeducation.com/article/150672/

Former professor says University of Delaware tenure process stifles diversity
https://whyy.org/articles/former-professor-says-university-of-delaware-tenure-process-stifles-diversity/

Being a Black Academic in America – The Chronicle of Higher Education
https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/20190418-black-academic

Despite Promises, Hiring of Black Faculty at White Colleges Declined – The Hechinger Report
https://hechingerreport.org/after-colleges-promised-to-increase-it-hiring-of-black-faculty-declined/

How can Universities Keep Minorities in STEM Graduate Programs – The Christian Science Monitor
https://www.csmonitor.com/EqualEd/2016/1026/How-can-universities-keep-minorities-in-STEM-graduate-programs

Hundreds Convene for ‘MLK to BLM- 50 Years of Struggle’ Symposium -Vanderbilt University News
https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/09/27/hundreds-convene-for-mlk-to-blm-50-years-of-struggle-symposium/

It’s not just About the Money, say STEM Students of Color – Research News @ Vanderbilt
https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2017/10/19/its-not-just-about-the-money-say-stem-students-of-color/

Students of Color Study STEM with a Focus On Social Justice – Wisconsin Public Radio
https://www.wpr.org/students-color-study-stem-focus-social-justice

Labels like ‘Asian fail’ and ‘Black genius’ are no joke for STEM students of color: Report
https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2019/01/14/labels-like-asian-fail-and-black-genius-are-no-joke-for-stem-students-of-color-nsf-report/

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS

 Black Tech Ecosystems: A Proposed Framework for Defining, Assessing, & Developing Black Tech Communities

ashttps://static1.squarespace.com/static/5856c9ff2e69cfba3cc85485/t/58f50fac414fb53ff70c61b4/1492455482030/Black+Tech+Ecosystems.pdf

Undue Burden

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/06/04/whos-doing-heavy-lifting-terms-diversity-and-inclusion-work?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=c188ff7f15-DNU_2019_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-c188ff7f15-197449001&mc_cid=c188ff7f15&mc_eid=c75a5efdb3&fbclid=IwAR2n5XuUeYCxZh4oK1ddpYRyKVrHbXCxz7j1qFq7hhx0DBqSRdRF66_22qw

Breaking the Black Box: How Machines Learn to be Racist

https://www.propublica.org/article/breaking-the-black-box-how-machines-learn-to-be-racist?word=Trump

Council Graduate Schools Data Show There’s No One To Way Use Doctorate

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/08/01/council-graduate-schools-data-show-theres-no-one-way-use-doctoratehttps://cgsnet.org/ckfinder/userfiles/files/137_19%20CGS_CareerPathways_July2019_WebFinal4.pdf

Women, Blacks, Most Likely to Leave STEM Careers, New Research by AIR Finds

https://www.air.org/news/press-release/women-blacks-most-likely-leave-stem-careers-new-research-air-finds

Survival Factor

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/02/17/half-all-tenure-track-faculty-stem-fields-leave-11-years

The Racial Bias Built Into Photography

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/25/lens/sarah-lewis-racial-bias-photography.html

TSA Agents Say They’re Not Discriminating Against Black Women, but Their Body Scanners Might Be

https://www.propublica.org/article/tsa-not-discriminating-against-black-women-but-their-body-scanners-might-be

The Disciplines Where No Black People Earn PhDs

https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2019/04/lack-of-black-doctoral-students/587413/

The 2018 Status Report on Engineering Education: A Snapshot of Diversity in Degrees Conferred in Engineering

http://www.aplu.org/library/the-2018-status-report-on-engineering-education-a-snapshot-of-diversity-in-degrees-conferred-in-engineering/file

‘A Toxic Culture of Overwork’: Inside the Graduate Student Mental Health Crisis

https://www.stanforddaily.com/2019/03/13/a-toxic-culture-of-overwork-inside-the-graduate-student-mental-health-crisis/

Discrimination and a Struggle for Legitimacy: Faculty of Color and Female Faculty Experience an Uneven Playing Field

https://heri.ucla.edu/press-release/FAC-2016-Press-Release.pdf

What Faculty Members Think

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/03/05/major-survey-shows-professors-worry-about-discrimination-arent-prepared-deal

Early Departures

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/02/26/latinx-black-college-students-leave-stem-majors-more-white-students

EVENTS

 

ASHE Association for the Study of Higher Education

 

November 18-21, 2020 | New Orleans, LA

 

https://www.ashe.ws/conference

 

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