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Volume 3 Number 2 April 2001 (PDF)

  • Reflecting America?: Immigrants, Minorities and Women in S&T Workforce” – Dr. Charlotte Kuh, Executive Director, Office of Scientific and Engineering Personnel, National Research Council
  • Making Strides?: Graduate Enrollment of Underrepresented Minorities in Science and Enginnering” – Yolanda S. George, Virginia V. Van Horne and Shirley M. Malcom, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • An Interview with Dr. Evelyn Hu” – Jolene Jesse, Senior Program Associate
  • A Profile of an AGEP Institution: Missouri’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (MAGEP)” – Lenell Allen, Senior Project Manager, University of Missouri-Columbia


Volume 3 Number 1 January 2001 (PDF)

  • Retention of the Best Underrepresented Minority Graduates in Science and Engineering“- Dr. John Tsapogas, Senior Analyst, National Science Foundation
  • Results of the 1999 PhDs.org Graduate School Survey” – Geoff Davis, Senior Software Engineer at 4charity.com, and Peter Fiske, Research Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • An Interview with Dr. William E. Spicer” – Jolene Jesse, Senior Program Associate
  • A Profile of an AGEP Institution: Alabama Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Program” – Dr. Louis Dale, Associate Provost, Minority Affairs and Special Programs, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Volume 2 Number 4 October 2000 (PDF)

  • Making It in Engineering: The Career Attainment and Mobility of Caucasian, Black, and Asian-American Engineers” – Dr. Joyce Tang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Queens College of the City University of New York
  • The David Blackwell and Richard Tapia Distinguished Lecture Series in the Mathematical and Statistical Sciences” – Melissa Castillo- Garsow
  • An Interview with Dr. Harold Deutschman” – Virginia Van Horne, Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • A Profile of an AGEP Institution: Howard University” – Dr. Cynthia E. Winston, Program Coordinator Director


Volume 2 Number 3 July 2000 (PDF)

  • Minority Ph.D. Production in SME Fields: Distributing the Work?” – Dr. Shirley M. Malcom, Head, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Context and Attrition” – Dr. Barbara E. Lovitts, Senior Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research
  • An Interview with Dr.Mary Louise Soffa” – Virginia Van Horne, Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • A Profile of an AGEP Institution: University of Puerto Rico” – Brad Weiner, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, Rio Piedras Campus, University of Puerto Rico


Volume 2 Number 2 April 2000 (PDF)

  • Are Minority Graduates with Recently Acquired Science and Engineering Degrees Continuing their Education after Graduation?
    – Dr. John Tsapogas, Senior Analyst, National Science Foundation
  • My Vision of an AGEP Community” – Roosevelt Johnson, AGEP Program Director, National Science Foundation
  • An Interview with Dr. Hector Flores” – Virginia Van Horne, Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • From Their Voices: American Indians In Higher Education And The Phenomenon Of Stepping Out” – Mary E. McAfee, Ph.D., Research Associate, Ethnography and Evaluation Research, Bureau of Sociological Research, University of Colorado
  • Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Retention Database” – Theresa Y. Smith, Director, Center for Institutional Data Exchange and Analysis, The University of Oklahoma
  • A Profile of an AGEP Institution: University of Florida” – Anne Donnelly, Co-Principal Investigator of the AGEP Program at the University of Florida


Volume 2 Number 1 January 2000 (PDF)

  • Ph.D. Enrollment in Computer Science Up for the Third Straight Year” – Dexter Kozen and Jim Morris
  • “Some Valuable Lessons Can Be Learned from the Strategies of Winning Football Coaches” – Jay W. Dull, Interim Executive Director of the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM) and Human Resource Manager for the Ford Motor Company
  • “An Interview with Dr. Meera Chandrasekhar” – Virginia Van Horne, Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • “A Profile of an MGE Institution: Rice University” – Jordan Konisky, Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies and Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Rice University


Volume 1 Number 3 October 1999 (PDF)

  • Multicontextuality: A New Perspective on Minority Underrepresentation in SEM Academic Fields” – Dr. Robert A. Ibarra, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Multicontextuality Unpacked” – Dr. Shirley M. Malcom, Head, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • An Interview with Dr. Sheila E. Brown” – Virginia Van Horne, Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • A Comparative study of the Impact of Differing Forms of Financial Aid on the Persistence of Minority and Majority Doctoral Students” – Beatriz Chu Clewell, The Urban Institute, and Vincent Tinto, Syracuse University
  • A Profile of an MGE Institution: Georgia Tech” – Gary S. May, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Volume 1 Number 2 July 1999 (PDF)

  • Forty Percent of the System: The Contribution of DMOS Institutions to Diversity in Science and Engineering Graduate Education” – Dr. Peter D. Syverson, Vice President for Research and Information Services, Council of Graduate Schools
  • The Human Capital Liabilities of Underepresented Minorities in Pursuit of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Doctoral Degrees” – Dr. Michael T. Nettles and Dr. Catherine M. Millett, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • An Interview with Dr. Carlos Castillo-Chavez” – Virginia Van Horne, Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • A Profile of an MGE Institution: University of Michigan” – Dr. Shirley M. Malcom, Head, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Volume 1 Number 1 April 1999 (PDF)

  • A Message from Yolanda George” – Deputy Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Wanted: A Better Way to Boost Numbers of Minority Ph.D.s” – Jeffrey Mervis
  • An Interview with Dr. Isiah M. Warner” – Virginia Van Horne, Senior Research Associate, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • The Non-SEM Field Choices of Black and Latino Undergraduates With the Aptitude for Science, Engineering and Mathematics Careers” – Beatriz Chu Clewell and Shirley Vining Brown
  • Shirley Vining Brown: ‘Citizen Scientist‘ – Dr. Shirley M. Malcom, Head, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science