April 18, 2017

Scholarship has a long and rich history that dates back hundreds of centuries to Ancient Rome, Greece and Mesopotamia, to name a few. Mathematics, science, architecture, politics, literature and commerce all originated thousands of years before the arrival of the James...

January 8, 2017

For the sake of helping our young girls form multi-layered views of self by seeing other types of women to emulate, Black America, take your daughters to see Hidden Figures.

August 24, 2016

The graphic above displays several remarkable women. The most remarkable of them is undoubtedly Katherine G. Johnson. The group next to her is a portion of a sisterhood of fewer than 100 African-American women to ever achieve physics PhDs in this country. As physicists...

August 6, 2016

Justices John Roberts and Antonin Scalia* both made extreme and condescending comments confirming that ignorance and bigotry are indeed undoubtedly teamed up with injustice. Comments regarding things that very few people can even speak on simultaneously: minorities, di...

July 21, 2016

In 1992 as a young graduate student, I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Leon Lederman. For those of you unfamiliar with him, Dr. Lederman is a Nobel Laureate in physics for his contributions to the discovery of the muon neutrino. He is arguably more famous, especially...

July 17, 2016

The shortage of STEM professionals, particularly underrepresented minorities

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