Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tag: STEM

Disney Donates $1M to Boys & Girls...

A few weeks ago, a petition called for Disney to invest 25% of their proceeds from "Black Panther" back to the Black community. Disney...

Teen Raises $17K to Let 1,000 Girls...

https://twitter.com/astrostarbright/status/961448102208077824 A year after she raised money to send 100 girls to see "Hidden Figures," 14-year-old Taylor Richardson has done it bigger for a different...

Google to Open Computer Engineering Lab in...

Google is launching a new lab in Oakland, California to increase diversity STEM initiatives among Black and Latino youth. The company, which has previously partnered...

Zimbabwe Looks to Turn Plastic Waste Into...

A final year Chemical Engineering student of the National University of Science and Technology, Farai Musendo has tapped into Zimbabwe’s waste problem, designing a...

5 Things You Should Know About Dr....

Background  Born December 3, 1922, Ralph Alexander Gardner became one of the leading pioneers in the field of hard plastics. The chemist was born in Cleveland...

Report: Black Professionals Are Still Lagging Behind...

According to a newly release report by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and Statistical Research Center (SRC), Blacks are underrepresented in physical science careers. "More...

Jedidah Isler is the First Black Woman...

Jedidah Isler became the first Black woman to receive a PhD in the field of astrophysics from Yale University in 2014. In her academic career,...

Morehouse College Generates 13 Percent of Black...

When it comes to Black male computer science Ph.D. candidates, Morehouse College is probably their alma mater. With less than 100 Black men in computer...

Nigerian Entrepreneur Unveils Plans to Launch First...

Nigerian Obinna Ukwuani went to the U.S. to finish his secondary education and got involved in competing in a robotics league. Two things grew...

Members of Metalworkers Union Go on Strike...

The country's largest union, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), claims that more than 200,000 members are striking. The union is demanding...

Google’s Diversity Report Reveals African-Americans Are Only...

The lack of diversity among Google's workforce has been highlighted by the company’s first diversity report, which reveals that only 30 percent of its...

The Often Overlooked Value of School Music...

Public schools, in general, have become incriminated in the public mind for having failed society. They must be re-envisioned, restructured, reassessed, and refinanced if...