The STEM Crisis: Reality or Myth?

Alison Yin for The Chronicle

Norman Matloff, a computer-science professor at the U. of California at Davis: "We have a surplus of homegrown STEM workers. We've had it in the past and we're likely to have it in the future."
November 11, 2013

It's an acronym that has morphed into a meme.

For the United States to maintain its global supremacy in innovation, the commonplace goes, the nation must crank out more and more college graduates in STEM programs—science, technology, engineering…

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