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Cracking the Code: Why Aren’t More Women Majoring in Computer Science?

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By Shana Vu and John McDonald While identifying the root cause of the gender gap that exists among computer science degree holders is difficult, researchers are finding that what happens in an introductory CS college classroom can greatly influence women’s decisions...

Power-Conscious Approaches to Campus Sexual Violence

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By Jessica C. Harris and Chris Linder Feminists have long advocated that sexual violence is more about power than about sex, yet few people understand what this means. Further, when mainstream feminist movements (i.e., white, middle-class, educated, cisgender women) highlight...

Ethnic Diversity in Schools Benefits Everyone

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By John McDonald Sandra Graham, an education professor and the Presidential Chair in Education and Diversity at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, is focused on research on the social benefits of diversity and their implications for...

An Interview with Professor of Information Studies, Johanna Drucker

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By Joanie Harmon Johanna Drucker likes “puzzles to solve.” To find solutions, the Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography connects with units across the UCLA campus in order to give her students the skills they will need to work...

Advice from a Formerly Homeless Youth: Educators Need Better Training to Help Homeless Students

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By Earl J. Edwards In the middle of my freshman year of high school, I started my fourth episode of homelessness. My parents, five brothers, and I migrated back and forth from relatives’ living rooms, motels, and family shelters for...