If I'm a Minority Recruit, Is It Tacky to Point Out There are No Other Minority Faculty?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Around the Twitter world today, a kindly trainee had been offered an awesome job (woot!). BUT, and there’s always a but,  there were no other minority hires in their …

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An Unexpected Career in Sex and Gender Biology

Dawn Newcomb, PhD

I transitioned to studying how sex hormones drive inflammation. That’s unusual, but it shouldn’t be.

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Supporting Diverse Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Actions we've taken to support needs of a diverse patient community during the pandemic.

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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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Are Your LGBTQ Trainees Safe: Thoughts on Life Post Orlando

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Today’s massacre in Orlando of unarmed patrons of a gay nightclub in Orlando is sickening, stunning and all too personal for many of us in academics. Earlier today, I …

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Queer Science Stories Needed 🌈

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Are you an LGBTQI scientist and a great writer? We need you! In June we are hosting blogs to celebrate Pride Month and your story matters! The more personal we …

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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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Considerations for Inclusive Support of International Students

Christina Yao, PhD

As we all know, the past year has been a contentious time in the United States (U.S.), including an ongoing health pandemic, continuous racial conflicts, and global political conflicts. …

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FFS: Faculty Dispairty, Violence and Starvation

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

I’ve decided to reup my efforts at bringing some important news you might have overlooked this week in a feature known as Forefront Friday Stories (FFS). This week’s …

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Toward Institutional Progress: Faculty Book Groups, Anti-Racist Texts

Eric Sentell, PhD

Faculty book groups reading anti-racist texts are a simple, actionable idea for driving individual and institutional change.

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