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Dramatic Drop Shown In Number Of African American & Hispanic Graduate Science Students

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September 15, 1998
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American Association For The Advancement Of Science
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The number of first-year graduate enrollments of African Americans in the science and engineering fields dropped more than 20 percent between 1996 and 1997, according to a report released today by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The number of Hispanic American entering graduate students in science and engineering also declined, falling 18.2 percent during the same time period.

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