Imagine the most extreme stereotypes about computer scientists: They're socially awkward indoor kids. They have an obsessive focus on technology and a closet full of rumpled hoodies. They're male. Cultural
(Reuters/Lucy Nicholson) October 3, 2015 2:59AM (UTC) Thursday, October 1 was my second day of class as a writing instructor at a community college in Oregon. Following the shooting that occurred at Umpqua
1. Inequality. Educational resources in the United States remain unfairly stratified by socio-economic class. The lopsided distribution of classroom materials, technologies, libraries, counseling, support
Angry atheist and esteemed biologist Richard Dawkins thinks that religion is for idiots, and philosopher Sam Harris has written that "there are few modes of thinking less congenial to religious faith science
Women in STEM, still getting the worst advice on workplace harassment: "I suggest you put up with it, with good humor if
(Spotmatik Ltd via Shutterstock) June 2, 2015 12:11AM (UTC) Alice Huang is a highly respected scientist with a formidable track record of advocating for women in an often difficult and hostile field. a
Campbell Brown, Arne Duncan, Michelle Rhee (AP/Reuters/Jacquelyn Martin/Larry Downing/Andrew Burton) May 9, 2015 8:00PM (UTC) Excerpted from "Sixteen for '16: A Progressive Agenda for a Better America"