White men have historically and disproportionately held official, managerial and professional occupations. But women and people of color are slowly gaining.
Science is a part of everyday life. Science journalists can do more to connect science to the public.
Numbers alone don't relay the importance of people seeing their own experiences and lives mirrored in popular culture.
There has been a stream of bad publicity in the lead-up to the film industry's night of nights.
Children from minority groups rarely see themselves reflected in the books they read. This can negatively impact their sense of identity and their literacy levels.
Public schools were originally envisioned in the 19th century as 'common schools' where rich and poor kids could be educated together. MLK wanted the same thing – but it's not happening.
Who has the right to cook 'ethnic' food? And why do Western chefs tend to win all the top awards? The answer: it's complicated.
Colleges and universities are often criticized for how they admit students from diverse groups. A college admissions scholar suggests an admissions lottery could help make the process more fair.
Writing Apu out of The Simpsons is a simplistic solution to the issue of diversity in media. Instead, we need to support programming created by people of colour.
Ninety percent of psychology studies come from countries representing less than 15 percent of the world's population. Researchers are realizing that universalizing those findings might not make sense.
In an effort to get a competitive edge in the global jobs market, more US college students are choosing to get international experience, an expert on study abroad says.
In the next Congress, white men will make up 60 percent of the House and 71 percent of the Senate – a historic low.
A new law in California requires women to be on boards. It's the right structural change that's much needed in business.
The award of a Nobel Prize in physics to Donna Strickland is an opportunity to build support for women in science, says one female physics professor.
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today's world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?
The career arc of Nichelle Nichols – the first black woman to have a continuing co-starring role on TV – shows how diverse casting can have as much of an impact off the screen as it does on it.
In tandem with affirmative action, policies that guarantee college admission to students in the top 10 percent of their class could be a viable way to achieve diversity, a law professor argues.
Since US universities once stood at the forefront of the eugenics movement and its racist ideas, they should right the wrongs of the past by pursuing diversity on campus, two scholars argue.
The only predictor of boards reaching 30% female directors is if it has a director who sits on another board that has already met the target.
The Trump administration recently announced it will reverse several policy memos outlining how colleges and universities can use race as a factor in admissions. Will diversity on campus take a hit?