The first graduating class from Duke University's School of Medicine in 1932, archival photo hanging in the lobby of the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education, Friday, June 24, 2016. Few college students from underrepresented groups seek doctorates, particularly in STEM fields. Duke University’s medical school created the Office For Biomedical Diversity six years ago to see if they could change that equation. Now, not only are more minority students are entering Duke's biomedical PhD programs, but they are performing better once there.
D.L. Anderson for The Chronicle of Higher Education