Many students from underrepresented groups lack adequate opportunities and mentorship as they head through the “pipeline” to graduate school. Despite the need for unique perspectives in collaborative scientific research, ethnic minority students continue to “leak” from the system. Here, I present some points for consideration for academic professionals (including educators, administrators, and program managers), based on the first-hand experiences of successful minority scientists.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
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Lisette E Torres and Brian Bingham 2008. Fixing the leaky pipe: Increasing recruitment of underrepresented groups in ecology.Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6: 554–555. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/1540-9295-6.10.554.
Bingham, Brian L. and Torres, Lisette E., "Fixing the Leaky Pipe: Increasing Recruitment of Underrepresented Groups in Ecology" (2008). Environmental Sciences Faculty and Staff Publications. 4.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Ecology--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States; Minority college students--Recruiting--United States; Minorities--Education (Higher)--United States