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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Women: If You Want First Author Publications, Have a Female Boss

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

JAMA Study: Women get more credit in top tier journals when they are partnered with female mentors.

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Criticism of Donald Trump has become a get-out-of-jail-free card for sexist and cowardly academics

Angie NMNH

The scientific community has unwittingly allowed Trump to lower the bar for acceptable conduct.

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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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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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1000 Scientists Call on National Academy of Sciences to Oust Harassers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Hundreds of Scientists Petition National of Academy of Sciences to Oust Harassers as More Members Tied to Title IX Violations

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