Gender gap persists in Oklahoma’s engineering schools

Morgan Weatherspoon, a chemical engineering major at the University of Oklahoma, there are a handful of women in her summer class of about 30 people. Higher education leaders hope to see change in the years to come.

BY SILAS ALLEN Modified: June 9, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 10, 2012
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When Morgan Weatherspoon sits in class, it’s obvious she’s in the minority.

Weatherspoon, a chemical engineering major at the University of Oklahoma, is enrolled in a summer course at OU. Out of a class of about 30 people, Weatherspoon can count on one hand the number of other women in the class.

Being one of only a...

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