IScientist 2019: A MeTooSTEM Perspective

Teresa Swanson, PhD

Science needs people to raise their voices, to refuse the status quo. Science needs people like you.

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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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News: NIH Awards $31 Million to Enhance Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce

The Edge for Scholars

The National Institutes of Health announced the award of nearly $31 million in fiscal year 2014 funds to develop new approaches that engage researchers, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences, …

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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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The Trouble With Girls in Lab

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It’s been a tough few weeks for women in science. In a June column of Science entitled “Help! My Advisor Won’t Stop Looking Down My Shirt” contributor Dr …

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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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When anti-harassment policies are designed to fail

Angie NMNH

At so many institutions, the policies ostensibly meant to protect us are actually meant to keep us silent and afraid.

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Space for Conversation: Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity in Academics

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

An invitation to share insights, strategies, & successes for engrafting reverence for the necessity of diversity in all forms.

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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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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  Pulitzer 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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