Empowering Women through Mentoring

Cristina Espinosa, 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 in a research lab. It was an old and rusty lab, and my PI was in the first steps of her career, trying to get […]

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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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NIH Diversity/Minority Supplements for Your R01

Rebecca Helton, MA

These are the easiest, and perhaps most rewarding, grants you'll ever get. Learn how.

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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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