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Women Untold

June 25, 2019

Women UntoldLTU student-produced documentary on women of color in STEM now up on YouTube
A team of students in Lawrence Technological University’s media communication program has produced a half-hour documentary film on previously little-known contributions to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) by three women of color in the early and mid-20th Century.

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Medical Faculty Pay Gap Persists Women earning nearly $20,000 less, study finds

July 12, 2016

NEW YORK — Female physicians at some of the nation’s most prominent public medical schools earn nearly $20,000 less a year on average than their male colleagues, according to an analysis published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Before adjusting for factors that could influence income, the absolute difference between the genders was more than $51,000 a year, the researchers found.

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Secret World War II Chemical Experiments Tested Troops By Race

June 15, 2015

As a young U.S. Army soldier during World War II, Rollins Edwards knew better than to refuse an assignment.

When officers led him and a dozen others into a wooden gas chamber and locked the door, he didn't complain. None of them did. Then, a mixture of mustard gas and a similar agent called lewisite was piped inside.

"It felt like you were on fire," recalls Edwards, now 93 years old. "Guys started screaming and hollering and trying to break out. And then some of the guys fainted. And finally they opened the door and let us out, and the guys were just, they were in bad shape...

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Blind Auditions Could Give Employers A Better Hiring Sense

May 28, 2015

Entrepreneur Petar Vujosevic was just a regular guy who saw a big problem with the way the hiring system works.

Typically, a hiring manager posts an opening, describes the ideal candidate and resumes come flooding in. After doing some interviews, the manager has to make a gut decision: Who is the best person for the job?

Research shows that more often than not, managers pick someone whose background is similar to theirs....

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