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Science, Engineering Studies Are Still a Hard Sell to Women

Wall Street Journal, April 11, 2017

Computer science and engineering are gaining in popularity as undergraduate and graduate courses of study. But in a trend that could further solidify for decades a gender-based earnings gap, men continue to flock to those lucrative disciplines in significantly larger numbers than women.

Nearly half of all bachelor’s degrees earned in the sciences and engineering in the 2015-2016 academic year went to women, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse. Read the story or our blog.>

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