Tag Archives: Science
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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We Need More Latinos Involved In Math & Science

By Jean Rockford Aguilar-Valdez of NewsTaco.com I have a proposition for us Latinos. A revolution of sorts, and one that is ripe for the making: Latinos need to become a force to be reckoned with in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). A recent report showed that over the past 10 years, jobs in science, […]

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Astronaut Jose Hernandez Inspires Students to “Go after their dream”

Written by Efrain Nieves Our elementary school years are very important years of our lives. Much of what we learn throughout those curious years  shape what we decide to do after high school. Astronaut Jose Hernandez recognizes this importance and inspired students at The Village at Indian Hill Conference & Technology Center in Pomona, CA that anything is […]

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