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UC System to Adopt Policies for Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence

The University of California (UC) System recently announced it will adopt policies that promote the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI). These include the...

Cybersecurity Programs Offer Veterans a Natural Transition to Civilian Workforce

Recent high-profile cybersecurity attacks have drawn widespread attention to the nation’s vulnerability when it comes to protecting crucial online systems and sensitive data. Safeguarding...

New App Aims to Make Classroom Discussions More Inclusive

Researchers at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government (HKS) have developed an app called Teachly to help college and university faculty cultivate...

Ohio College Launches Smartphone Navigation App for Blind and Low-Vision Students

This summer, Columbus State Community College (CSCC) became the first institution of higher education in the U.S. to help blind and low-vision students navigate...

New Institute Uses Data to Improve Social Mobility

Economists from Brown University and Harvard University have launched a new research and policy institute that they say has the potential to revive the...

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Virtual Academic Community Uses Tech to...

When Chris Brucker started his graduate degree in architecture at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), none of his classmates were deaf or hard of...

Profiles of Success: New Book Highlights Women in Tech

Released by River Publishers, The Internet of Women: Accelerating Cultural Change profiles 30 female leaders in engineering and technology worldwide. Drawing on case studies...

2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award

INSIGHT Into Diversity is proud to recognize leaders from underrepresented groups who are making a difference in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and...

Developing Technology-Enabled Teachers

As more K-12 schools add technology capabilities to their classrooms — access to the internet, wireless devices for student use, education-focused applications, and more...

Bad for Business

How the Tech Industry’s Avoidance of Older Applicants May Be Hurting It A 2013 study by Payscale, a compensation information company based in Seattle, revealed that few...

The Role of the CDO in Advancing Gender Equity at a...

A look inside Georgia Tech’s gender equity initiative As diversity professionals in higher education, we are aware of the gender equity challenges faced by technology-focused...

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Individualized Approach to Building Community

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT...

Challenging, Supportive Computer Science Program Allows Students to Excel

Faculty and administrators at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) and nearby Hartnell College, a two-year institution, are removing obstacles that keep students from...

NCWIT Provides Tools for Recruiting and Retaining Women in IT

Although women are slowly beginning to make up a larger overall percentage of the STEM workforce, some occupations are still experiencing a wide gender...

Michigan Tech Takes Hands-On, Teamwork Approach to Diversity Training

Incoming students to Michigan Technological University’s mechanical engineering program this fall can expect more than a standard engineering education with the introduction of a...

Google Encourages Employees to Spend One-Fifth of Time Focused on Innovation...

Google Inc. has created a new version of its 20 percent time perk — which allows employees to dedicate one-fifth of their time to...