Special Reports



In Pursuit of a Diverse Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Workforce
Recommended Research Priorities to Enhance Participation by Underrepresented Minorities produced by Yolanda S. George, David S. Neale , Virginia Van Horne, and Shirley M. Malcom, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Download the PDF [3.66 MB].

Science Mentoring Research
A website that provides guidelines and resources for developing high quality research and evaluation studies for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career and workforce mentoring.
Visit the Science Mentoring Research website.

Standing Our Ground: A Guidebook for STEM Education in the Post-Michigan EraA “legal primer” to help guide university counsels in interpreting the Grutter and Gratz rulings. It also describes eight “design principles” that may serve as a checklist for developing diversity conscious admissions and financial aid policies and intervention programs.
Visit the AAAS website to hear the 2004 briefing and to download the document.

The STEM Graduate School Experience: Reflections from Minority Post Docs
Created by Campbell-Kibler Associates, Inc., 2005.
Download the PDF.

Losing Ground: Science and Engineering Graduate Education of Black and Hispanic Americans
A survey and report on the impact of policies and practices with respect to graduate admission and graduate financial aid for underrepresented minorities seeking to pursue PhDs in science and engineering at research universities. Published in 1998 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Produced by Shirley M. Malcom, Virginia V. Van Horne, Catherine D. Gaddy, and Yolanda S. George.
Download the PDF [6.58 MB].