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Status of African Americans in science & engineering in the United States

Betty M. Vetter

Status of African Americans in science & engineering in the United States

by Betty M. Vetter

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Published by American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American scientists -- Statistics.,
  • African American engineers -- Statistics.,
  • African Americans -- Education -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 10).

    Other titlesStatus of African Americans in science and engineering in the United States
    Statementprepared by Betty M. Vetter ; under contract with American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science Linkages in the Community Initiatives.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesAAAS publication ;, 95-10S
    ContributionsAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ181.A1 A68 no. 95-10s, Q149.U6V48 1995 A68 no. 95-10s
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL567506M
    ISBN 100871685647
    LC Control Number96152764
    OCLC/WorldCa34099625

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Tanya Marie Luhrmann. According to the American Society for Engineering Education, African Americans only received % of engineering degrees awarded indown from % in (See Figure 1 on next page.) What contributes to the decline of African Americans graduating with engineering degrees.

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