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More than half of biology majors are women, yet gender gaps remain in science classrooms
August 29, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields are heavily dominated by males, which is of concern to universities as they try to improve student retention and achievement. One exception is in the field of biology. Of undergraduate biology majors, more than 60 percent are female. A common assumption is the field of biology no longer faces gender inequalities. However, Arizona State University and the University of Washington researchers have proven otherwise.Full Story
Arizona State University
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