Almost 40 years separate Shirley Ann Jackson’s achievement as the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in theoretical high energy physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Jedidah Isler, the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Yale.
“Keep trying to introduce them to programming languages like C++ and Java and you’re going to lose a lot of kids,” says Dr. A. Nicki Washington, an associate professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Science at Howard University.
African Americans and Hispanics are more likely to go into debt while earning a doctorate in the sciences than their white and Asian counterparts, according to a new issue brief by experts at the American Institutes for Research (AIR).
Following the announcement of the public charger, the residential GE WattStation is designed to help accelerate the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles and help communities prepare for electric vehicles.
Reading used to be simple. One would get a book – either purchased or taken out of a library, and read it. Now options for reading still include these two, but there is also the option to download a book onto an eReader. Has the introduction of this new way of reading changed reading habits?