Sandia National Laboratories is sharpening its recruitment focus on select historically Black colleges and universities with its Securing Top Academic Research and Talent, or START, program.
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Texas A&M project to create a more inclusive scientific community
Engaging underrepresented students to create diversity in agriculture and life science fields represents a pressing challenge for the scientific community.
Penn State partners with two universities for diversity in materials research
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named Penn State the lead partner to both Florida International University (FIU) and North Carolina Central University (NCCU) as part of the Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM), a diversity-focused STEM program.
Cancer Research Institute Announces First Recipients of the New CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial Diversity
Cancer Research Institute announces first recipients of new fellowship program designed to promote racial diversity and inclusion in immunology and tumor immunology
UCLA Health Receives $750K Department of Commerce Grant to Fund COVID-19 Innovation That Prioritizes Health Equity
UCLA Health has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to scale healthcare innovations for COVID-19 response and recovery and to support health equity through BioFutures, a new LA County workforce development program for diversity in the biosciences.
Diversity Among Study Participants Credited with Identifying Gene Linked to Asthma
Researchers at Henry Ford Health System, as part of a national asthma collaborative, have identified a gene variant associated with childhood asthma that underscores the importance of including diverse patient populations in research studies.
The study is published in the print version of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING ANNOUNCES NEWLY ENDOWED CHAIR AND FELLOWSHIPS FOR HEALTH EQUITY AND DIVERSITY
The new positions reflect MSK’s commitment to expanding patient access to cancer care and supporting ongoing research aimed at reducing cancer disparities that stem from racial, ethnic, cultural, or socioeconomic barriers.
AIP CEO, Others Sign Pledge to Reaffirm Inclusion, Diversity Efforts in Workplace
The executive leadership of the American Institute of Physics and seven of its Member Societies have joined more than 1,500 other leaders in signing the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, recommitting their organizations to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The pledge, currently signed by CEOs across 85 industries, was created by CEO Action for Racial Equality, a fellowship to advance racial equity through public policy.
UVA School of Medicine Earns National Diversity Award
For the ninth consecutive year, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has earned a national award for its “outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.”
Measuring progress in diversity in the health services and policy research field
Five years after a landmark report on improving equity in health services research, a coalition of four American universities are working together to measure progress.