Tag Archives: stem

  • 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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  • 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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