"I always wanted to be an engineer. Like many others, I used to take stuff apart at home growing up, not always able to put them back together. I am fascinated by how things work."
Some of the biggest issues identified by employees were training, which 52 per cent of non-executives felt they didn't receive enough of, and uncertainty.
On the campaign trail, Biden vowed to 'follow the science.'
U.S. officials consider revising laws to better protect against disability discrimination in healthcare
The agency says it will collect feedback from the public relating to "the provision or withdrawal of life-saving or life-sustaining care." It is also looking for information on discrimination in the context of organ transplants.
A 'fake commute' can act as a boundary between work and home.
"Thanks to your courage, your example, and all the people who followed in your footsteps, as a society we are now in a better place."
The sexual orientation gap for men was three times greater than the gap between white and Black men but smaller than the gender gap, which sits at 21 per cent.
While working at home has posed some challenges, a pair of recent surveys suggest a majority of employees are enjoying their new working arrangements and want the remote option to continue after the pandemic has passed.
Despite many companies citing DEI as important, a September report finds many companies have "consistently failed" to make it a priority.
In an online survey conducted between October 9 – October 15, 2020, involving 9,755 U.S. adults between the ages of 18 and 65, 58...
An estimated 15 and 20 per cent of S&P 500 companies tie DEI metrics to executive salaries.
The roll-out comes about nine months after the Unicode Consortium announced that trans symbols were in the works, and the lidar technology may be useful in helping blind users maintain social distancing amid the pandemic.
Media exposure for deaf communities in lockdown was either patronising or missing altogether ... Instead, most coverage was either about how easy it would be to learn BSL as a hobby during lockdown, or stories emphasising how isolated some deaf people could become.
A new commentary in the Canadian Medical Association Journal is calling on officials to "dismantle anti-Black racism in health care to address its harmful effects on people's health."
To counter the looming mental health crisis and improve student retention, federal and state governments must respond to the needs of these students beyond spouting platitudes and advising them to exercise, drink water and think positively.
The paper makes 24 recommendations on how to improve health care, including mandatory training on Indigenous-specific racism and colonialism in post-secondary programs for health practitioners,
With the winter months looming ahead, and no real end in sight for a return to campus, it’s important to consider how the stressors associated with COVID-19 and social isolation will impact this vulnerable population.
The investment will be used to support expansion in Canada.
"Teachers have been telling us for years that they want to bring this into the school. It’s systemic change that we’re looking for. "
This article was written for theconversation.com by Louis Volante, Brock University; Christopher DeLuca, Queen’s University, Ontario, and Don A. Klinger, University of Waikato Many...
Paper finds areas in US lack access to informal STEM learning, Indigenous communities most likey to be impacted
A portion of the Great Plains encompassing 48 counties was found to have no ILIs at all, leaving more than 327,000 people with limited access to informal STEM learning.
Meet Caleb Anderson, a 12-year-old accepted into Georgia Tech with plans to study aerospace engineering
Caleb hopes to be the first person to visit Mars.
"In addition to being the most powerful planetary radar on the planet and a uniquely versatile science instrument, the Arecibo Observatory is a very important institution of Puerto Rican science, society, and culture."
Kelly joins a growing line of former astronauts who have served in U.S. congress.