IOScholarships (IOS), the first of its kind scholarship and financial education platform for minority STEM students recently announced the launch of its search engine website. The technology has been designed with a streamlined user-friendly interface that offers great functionality to help high school, undergraduate and graduate students find STEM scholarships. Continue reading IOScholarships Provides Free Access to STEM Scholarships
By the Sentinel-Tribune
Broadway star Ali Stroker says she always felt like her “most powerful self” when onstage, and now as the co-author of a new book for kids, she’s trying to empower others. Continue reading Singer with disability shines in Ali Stroker’s new kids book
LUCAS KWAN PETERSON
Chef Regina Mitchell’s Zoom cooking class begins like a lot of Zooms: friendly banter, reminders to mute here, some technical adjustments there. A few minutes after the 4:30 p.m. start time, there are about 20 people on the call. The menu for tonight: a vegetable stir-fry and a lemongrass-ginger soda.
BY COLLIN BINKLEY, U.S. News
The U.S. Education Department is canceling student debt for more than 40,000 Americans who were previously granted loan forgiveness because of disabilities but later had their debt reinstated after they failed to submit certain paperwork, the agency announced Monday. Continue reading US Eases Student Loan Relief for Those With Disabilities
By Nick Romanenko
Tom Pisano has been working on both a medical degree and doctoral degree in neuroscience to help to study and treat conditions like his own.
Content warning: This article mentions and discusses offensive words related to people with disabilities.
It’s not “oversensitive,” or too “new” of a concern for organizations and businesses to take a hard look at reforming ableist language. Ableism itself is not a new phenomenon, even if “ableism” is a new word to some of us.
By Tamar Lapin
Originally posted on the New York Post.
Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old Harvard graduate from California, made US history on Wednesday as the youngest person ever chosen to write a poem for a presidential inauguration.
By Eyewitness News
Actress Goldie Hawn, director Ava DuVernay and NBA star Kevin Love are among public figures joining a California school-based effort to tackle youth depression and suicide rates that have been magnified by the pandemic.
Little is known about the experience and representation of people with disabilities in MBA programs so far, but that’s about to change. Continue reading World’s First Study on Disability Inclusion in MBA Programs Launched
Jeanine Cook, a principal member of technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the Scalable Architectures department at the Computer Science Research Institute, has received the 2020 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing. Continue reading Jeanine Cook is the 2020 Winner of the Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award