Women in Science

WOMEN IN SCIENCE….Am I the only one who doesn’t understand this?

Women are severely underrepresented on university faculties in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, according to a study released Thursday.

….The findings are of particular concern because they come on the heels of President Bush’s initiative to expand the nation’s space program, said the authors of the study….

That women are underrepresented in the sciences is hardly a surprise, but why is this a “particular concern” because of George Bush’s newfound interest in the space program?