Hughes Scholars do public health outreach in Plain communities. Students do biomedical research in Mennonite and Amish communities and learn leadership skills.
Increasing ethnic diversity among high-technology professionals.
The STC-URG program provides research, education, and professional development for college students and faculty from ethnic and cultural minorities. Science and Technology Centers (STCs) are university-based partnerships doing innovative research in leading-edge technologies.
Edu, Inc. worked with nine STCs to review diversity program goals, monitor progress, and document outcomes. We convened a panel of experts to evaluate STCs efforts to promote diversity in higher education. A summative report documented results for the funder.