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Over a three-decade career as a professor of computer engineering and university administrator, May has founded numerous programs that support underrepresented minority STEM students and mentored more than 100 Ph.D. candidates.

CEO Sudip Parikh says AAAS will strengthen its advocacy on behalf of diversity, equity, and inclusion— while taking a hard look at its own demographics and related policies.

The range of grades just above a C appears to encourage women and underrepresented minorities to stick with STEM-track courses at a higher rate than their white and Asian male peers, researchers conclude.