underrepresented minority


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underrepresented minority

Social medicine Any ethnic group–African American, Hispanic, Native American–whose representation among professionals in biomedical sciences is disproportionately less than their proportion in the general population. See Affirmative action, Bakke decision, Project 3000 by 2000, Reverse discrimination.
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With the support of the AICPA National Commission on Diversity & Inclusion, the nationwide pipeline initiative aims to target high schools and community colleges to grow the ranks of underrepresented minority CPAs.
GetAhead: A Framework for underrepresented minority student success in engineering and construction management is a joint effort between California State University, Fresno and the State Center Community College District and its four community college campuses.
In 2001, the hospital ranked 62 underrepresented minority applicants for acceptance, and the rankings of 21 of these students matched them with residency programs there.
Initially, a college would need to be explicit in affirming that the objective of its narrow tailoring is to enroll a "critical mass" of underrepresented minority students to provide access to all segments in the community and secure the educational benefits accompanying a diverse student body.
Developing a larger cadre of underrepresented minority medical students means you're going to have more people who are interested in researching problems that disproportionately affect underrepresented minorities," McDade said.
Nationally recognized programs in underrepresented minority health education;
Underrepresented minority applicants, which the AAMC classifies as African American, Native American, Mexican American/Chicano, and Mainland Puerto Rican, also declined from last year by 4.
Ten years ago the South Dakota Newspaper Association created a task force to figure out how to interest more Native Americans--the most underrepresented minority group in the nation's newsrooms--in journalism careers.
I've also spent the last 12 years working closely with the SAT, and I've witnessed the injury it has done to kids who are poor, rural, underrepresented minority, and female.
In Alabama, several HBCU's and majority white institutions have formed alliances through these programs in an effort to increase the number of individuals from underrepresented minority groups receiving baccalaureate and doctoral degrees in science, engineering, and mathematics.
There has even been support on the conservative side of the aisle, since San Francisco Republicans--an underrepresented minority in San Francisco--have suddenly become interested in noble ideals like fairness and justice.