Month: June 2020

The U.S. Department of Education 2020 Title IX Regulations: Major Implications for STEMM Academic and Professional Disciplinary Societies and Higher Education

This guidance focuses on key changes made in the new U.S. Department of Education Title IX regulations on sexual harassment and their effects on higher education institutions and academic and professional disciplinary societies.  The guidance also addresses prevention of and response to sexual harassment when it is outside the regulations’ limited definition of Title IX […]

NYT: NASA Names Headquarters After Its First Black Female Engineer, Mary Jackson

On June 24, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced that it would be renaming its Washington, DC headquarters after the administration’s first Black female engineer – Mary Jackson. Ms. Jackson’s contributions to the success of NASA was made famous by the motion picture, “Hidden Figures.” The film illustrated how Ms. Jackson was fundamental […]