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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Multi Year Study Reveals Significant Bias Against Women in Grant Review

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

When panel's took a 'science first' approach to ranking grants, women fared as well as men. But that's not how it's done.

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TIME Names University Silence Breakers People of the Year

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Time Names University of Rochester Scientists People of the Year for Ending the Silence About Sexual Harassment in Academia.

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Harvard Study Shows Bias, Not Behavior, Is Why Women Aren't Advancing

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Women in STEM face many of the same obstacles to promotion and pay that we see in business. Is the problem bias or access to leaders?

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Dear Sen Warren: A Primer on Being a Woman in Science

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Senator Warren needs to know some things about being a woman in STEM....we can help her so she can help us.

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NIH Just Stepped Up (a Bit) to Promote Neuroscience Trainee Diversity

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NIH is Throws Cash Behind Their Efforts to Diversify Neuroscience: Graduate Students Start Writing for this One!

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The Latest on the Rochester Sexual Harassment Case: Dr. Cantlon Isn't Backing Down

Britteny Watson-Ivey

A new video shows Jessica Cantlon confronting University of Rochester president Joel Seligman about his statements questioning the credibility of victims.

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Academic Epidemic: Rochester Sexual Harassment Case Strikes a Nerve as Student Hunger Strike Begins

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As a student begins her hunger strike against sexual harassment and a coverup at University of Rochester, national media begins it's coverage of this academic epidemic.

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Immigrant Scientists Face Uncertain Future with DACA Repeal

Britteny Watson-Ivey

The Trump administration's decision last week regarding the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has many immigrant scientists concerned about their futures.

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Nature Suggests UK Follow US Lead on Academic Sexual Harassment. Please Don't.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

In its July 27th issue, Nature published an editorial encouraging leaders of the UK’s 1752 Working Group on academic sexual harassment to take their lead from the US. Sir Philip …

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