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Physics Institute Settles Suit, Takes Steps to Increase Diversity

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Science  31 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5769, pp. 1848
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5769.1848b

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Last month, science journalist Jeff Schmidt settled a lawsuit against his former employer, the American Institute of Physics, which fired him in 2000, allegedly for protesting the lack of racial diversity on the editorial staff of AIP's magazine Physics Today. (Read more.)