Minorities in science
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: - NUE
Scope and Contents The NCAR/UCAR Equity (NUE) Collection documents the evolution of issues facing women, people of color, and their families in the workplace and, specifically, in the workplace of NCAR/UCAR. Starting in the 1970s, committees were formed to support the participants in the organization as they worked to encourage UCAR to develop a new policy and NCAR to implement procedures for that policy on family/child care, flexible work alternatives, scientific appointments and leaves of absence. The...
Scope and Contents Since February 2013, the NCAR Archives has been crawling and harvesting UCAR/NCAR websites using Archive It. The harvested websites include most UCAR/NCAR webpages and associated images, video, PDF files, and other content. The collection also includes the U.S. Weather Commission, a group that brings together the American weather industry, state and local governments, and academia in an organized effort to urge Congress and the Executive Branch to undertake, promote, and support our nation’s...
Identifier: Item 102
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Warren M. Washington, 1998. American Institute of Physics (AIP) Interview. Transcription provided by AMS-TRIP. Interviewed by Paul Edwards. 6 sound cassettes (ca. 5 hrs.) : analog, mono + transcript (90 pgs.). AMS 147-152; two versions (one master, one copy) Access restrictions; AIP approval required to examine interview; written permission of Warren Washington required to quote, cite, or reproduce any portion of the material. Forms part of American Meteorological...
Identifier: Item 103
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Warren Washington, 2008. Interviewed by Rajul Pandaya and Aaron Andersen. 2 DVDs (ca. 2 hrs.) : digital, stereo. Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Topics include: early life; graduate school at Penn State; changing views on race in America; the lack of black role models outside of athletics; climate change policies around the globe; how science can help the public; diversity in scientific fields; BEST foundation; SOARS program;...