Thoughts from a Self-Proclaimed Interdisciplinarian

Tisha Felder, PhD, MSW

Pros, cons, and lessons learned from an interdisciplinary and interprofessional journey.

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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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Hidden Curriculum: Series Introduction

Monica Aswani, DrPH

An introduction to a series of posts related to hidden curriculum topics.

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Learning from HBCUs: How to Produce Black Professionals in STEMM

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Give HBCUs the support they need and deserve to thrive as educational enterprises for the African American diaspora.

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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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Empowering Women through Mentoring

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, PhD

I still remember my first time in a lab. I was doing my last year of college and I got a fellowship to collaborate for a few hours a day …

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NSF Just Made It A Lot Harder for Universities to Harbor Harassers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NSF has made a major change in how universities must report on Title IX violations. The question is, will NIH follow suit.

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The Rube Goldberg Experiment of Hiring Underrepresented Minorities and Harassment of Women in STEM Must End

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rube Goldberg was a ┬áPulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist known for introducing the most complex systems of parts to solve simple problems. Like Zacks Red Bull, Easter egg, Connect Four, locomotive fueled …

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No Advances in the Last Decade in Closing the STEM Gender Gap

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As the total numbers of science doctorates awarded nearly double, the percent of women obtaining these degrees is unchanged after a decade of 'reform' and awareness.

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