Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number: Should the NIH impose an average age for grants?

Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number: Should the NIH impose an average age for grants?

Written By Dr. Chloe N. Poston Close your eyes and think of a scientist. What does this person look like? Is this person a man or a woman? Young or old? Stylish or disheveled? I’m willing to bet what you saw in your mind (especially if you don’t know any scientists personally) is something closer to … Continue reading

From STEM to STEAM: Diversity and the integration of the Arts into STEM

From STEM to STEAM: Diversity and the integration of the Arts into STEM

By: Nathan N. Alexander Historically, STEM has been used in the United States as an acronym to situate and link the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. In original form, the term was generated as a means to situate education policies and as a tool for curricular innovation and national competitiveness, among other items. … Continue reading

SAT, AP—RIP, College Opportunities for Low Income Students and Students of Color—dream at your own risk…

SAT, AP—RIP, College Opportunities for Low Income Students and Students of Color—dream at your own risk…

Written By Jasmine D. Gary Earlier this year, the College Board (parent of the SAT), announced several changes to its exam and services as part of a redesign effort. For those who qualify to take the SAT for free, College Board is doling out up to four college application fee waivers. For some students, standardized … Continue reading

How I’m Building My Tech Startup

How I’m Building My Tech Startup

Written by Chanel Martin  A black woman in a tech start-up in the South, sounds like an oxymoron right? But it’s true. My name is Chanel Martin, and I am Co-founder and COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Techturized. Techturized was the brainchild of co-founder Candace Mitchell, CEO, and myself. We met at Georgia Institute of … Continue reading