COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Gender equity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is an issue for colleges and universities nationwide. At the University of Missouri-Columbia, a team of researchers and administrators is taking a proactive approach to address the issue. MU has received nearly $500,000 from the National Science Foundation to conduct a three-year study aimed at developing a more diverse workforce through the advancement of women in STEM careers. The University will contribute additional matching funds to the project that will focus on 21 STEM departments within the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural...

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