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Female turnout low in math and science majors

Female turnout low in math and science majors

Madison Holmes

May 7, 2014


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Women at Chico State are widely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.Few female students have graduated with degrees in computer science, computer engineering and electrical engineering in the past four years, according to a study by Jeffrey Bell, chair of the biologica...

Males low in female-dominated majors

Males low in female-dominated majors

Madison Holmes

May 7, 2014


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Certain majors are largely dominated by women, according to a study conducted by Jeffrey Bell, a biology professor. The study tracked the 2010-2014 graduating class. Males made up 10 percent of the liberal studies graduating class and 9 percent of social work, according to the study. Child d...

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