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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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  • Ph.D. student investigates experiences of LGBT engineering students

    Posted on February 9, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    A doctoral student in the College of Engineering is taking a new approach to STEM studies by studying the experiences of LGBT students within the discipline. http://www.purdueexponent.org/features/article_98bd8fc6-bed1-5575-bdd5-9223ccd89361.html

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  • Climate Chiller in STEM

    Posted on September 9, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    Research has shown that STEM students and professionals experience a chillier climate than their peers in other fields. This can result in stress, social and academic/professional isolation, limited opportunities for success, and anxiety about current or future job security. http://www.labmanager.com/news/2015/09/promoting-lgbtq-equality-in-stem?fw1pk=2#.VfH5iRFVhBd

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