diversity Archives | The American Ceramic Society


Buzz at MS&T15 focuses on diversity in materials science and engineering

By April Gocha / October 7, 2015

At presentations and events at MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, this week, a similar thread seemed to be running through this year’s conference—diversity.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 9, 2015

Engineered self-cleaning surfaces, self-healing squid teeth plastic, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 9, 2015.

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Final report from ACerS-endorsed Diversity Summit now available online

By Jessica McMathis / April 20, 2015

A final report and toolkit from the 2014 Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Professions (DMMM1) summit is now available.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 1, 2015

Magnets control heat and sound, organic glass with specific orientation, sequencing the DNA of materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 1, 2015.

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7 inexpensive and easy-to-implement strategies to advance women in science

By Jessica McMathis / March 19, 2015

A working group of 30-plus academic and business leaders organized by the New York Stem Cell Foundation has put forth seven strategies to address financial support, psychological and cultural issues, and collaborative and international initiatives they believe will advance women in an often imbalanced STEM landscape.

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STEM’s leaking diversity pipeline: Four solutions to stem the flow

By Jessica McMathis / July 14, 2014

Given the amount of time spent talking about ways to better recruit and retain minorities and women in the STEM fields—what do “we” have to show for it? According to a new paper in BioScience, not much.

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Actionable strategies for increased diversity, inclusion in scientific community priority one at July summit

By Jessica McMathis / June 24, 2014

Be a part of the conversation about diversity and inclusion by attending the TMS Summit on Creating and Sustaining Diversity in the Minerals, Metals and Materials Professions 1 (DMMM1), July 29–31, at the National Academy of Sciences Building.

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Patents suggest Apple iPhone 6 may have transparent texting on smudge-proof sapphire screens

By April Gocha / March 29, 2014

With the Apple iPhone 6 set for release later this year, the rumors have begun–the latest patent applications suggest transparent texting technology and smudge-proof sapphire screens.

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