I Killed the Chili Pepper on Rate My Professors

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rate My Professors has finally given up the notion that students should be evaluating professors on how they look. Time was up.

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On Trust, Coffee Machines, and Researchers

PMHDC Implementation Core

The first step in connecting with minority populations is rebuilding trust.

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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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When Polite Isn't Going to Cut It: Calling Out Everyday Sexism at Conferences

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What do you do when you are at an academic meeting and see the only woman on a panel not being given a chance to speak? If you're Marilee Talkington, …

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Why Aren't More LGBT+ Scientists Out: Student's Question Sparks Debate

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Neuroscience graduate student David Ottenheimer sparked a hot debate revealing teaching professors have a lot of barriers to overcome.

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Would You Work for a Racist?

Same Place Different Location, PhD

"There is the big and obvious stuff, but also the slow drip of disrespect."

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Females in Basic Sciences Get Seriously Screwed in Startup Packages. Knowledge is Power, So Plan Your Ask Accordingly.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As people begin developing their applications for fall job listings, be keenly aware that there are huge gender gaps in how much money women get in their start up packages. …

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Twitter's Scientists Share The Most Awful Sexist Things They Have Experienced

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Gina Baucom has been a long time fly in the ointment of horrible behavior in academia. Today she asked her tweeps to help her with an upcoming presentation by sharing …

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Title IX Isn’t Working: Nine Necessary Actions to End Sexual Harassment Culture in STEM

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Imagine your lab throws you a party for your upcoming wedding. Fun, right? Now imagine your boss handing you a large, vivid and anatomically distinctive sex toy. At the University …

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Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us & What We Can Do

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Exploring stereotype threat, acknowledging identity, and creating a different future.

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