Tag Archives: LGBT

  • U.S. State Elects First Openly LGBT Governor

    Posted on November 18, 2016 by in LGBT in STEM News

    As reported by NPR on November 9, 2016, Oregon is the first U.S. state to elect an openly LGBT governor, electing Kate Brown, former Oregon Secretary of State. Brown stepped in as governor in early 2015, following the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber. In November 2016, Brown received the official title of governor when she […]

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  • NSF Grant Will Fund Research that Supports LGBT Engineering Students

    Posted on September 28, 2016 by in LGBT in STEM News

    As reported by the Washington Times on September 27, 2016, the National Science Foundation announced that Worcester Polytechnic Institute was awarded a $150,000 grant to fund research that explores the current climate of LGBT students in engineering. The research project seeks to determine the elements of supportive and inclusive learning environments, and apply these elements in engineering […]

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