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Twitter Shares Plans To Make Workforce More Diverse

Twitter has announced new hiring goals for improving diversity by 2016.


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Report: Philadelphia Has The 5th Most Diverse STEM Workforce In The Country

Looking for a job in STEM — or science, math, engineering and tech? Philadelphia is a good place to be.


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In Apple’s Latest Update, Emojis Get Diverse

Lovers of emojis, the cute graphics that punctuate online writing and texts, will soon be able to pick from different skin tones on Apple devices.



The Case For Social Integration

Almost 60 years since the Supreme Court ruled on the issue of segregation, many districts are still struggling to achieve racially and economically diverse schools.



What Spurs Students To Stay In College And Learn?

“What Spurs Students to Stay in College and Learn?” is the partial title of an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.


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Diversity Conference In Philadelphia This Weekend

The National Association of Independent Schools hosts its flagship diversity conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.


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Local Group Hopes To Expand Ethnic Diversity of Birdwatching Community

A small conference next Saturday at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge aims to make a big impact on the complexion of birding.


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Anti-Defamation League Sponsors Walk Against Hate Next Weekend

Next Sunday, more than a thousand people are expected to pound the pavement along Martin Luther King Drive in Philadelphia in a show of force against bigotry.



New Study Finds Philadephia Schools Need To Do More To Address Diversity

The conclusions released this week by the Philadelphia Human Relations Commission about ethnic conflicts in schools don’t surprise the director of LaSalle’s graduate education programs.