Despite gains in education and hiring, gender and racial gaps remain, according to a new report.
The U.S. will be dependent on foreign workers to fill future STEM jobs, according to analysis of the third annual U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index, unveiled May 17.
While the 2016 STEM Index shows increases in STEM degrees granted and STEM hiring, America continues to have a shortage of STEM workers. There were 30,835 additional STEM graduates and 230,246 additional STEM jobs from 2014-2015.
“While our universities are producing more STEM graduates, many of these students are foreigners on temporary visas,” said Brian Kelly, editor and...