Tag Archives: Latinos in STEM
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Latinos Receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists & Engineers

Four Latinos among latest recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Department of Energy Mr. Adrian Chavez, Sandia National Laboratories Dr. Miguel Morales (Puerto Rico), Lawrence Livermore National […]

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top left to right: Guillermo González Camarena, Arnaldo Tamayo-Méndez
Bottom lefto to right: Fermín Tangüis, Juan Manuel Taveras

Notable Latinos in the STEM Field

By Efrain Nieves, Victoria Cepeda In 2010, Latinos accounted for 15%  (1.8 million) of the overall college enrollment. But, only 8% of those undergraduates are majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). Also, Latinos represent only 5% of  the nation’s STEM workforce.  How do we encourage our children to get involved in STEM? Perhaps by introducing  them to Latinos […]

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