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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Awesome Science Videos for Kids (and Grown-Up Kids Too)

Rebecca Helton, MA

Have some fun--and learn things--with these STEM-centric selections on YouTube.

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Disobedient Squirrel: An Interview with BethAnn McLaughlin

The Edge for Scholars

Winner of the 2018 MIT Disobedience Award talks about blogging, Fighty Squirrel, and #MeTooSTEM.

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What Google and Academia Still Don't Understand About Safety

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics Take Note: Google had to realize the clear parallel of their data to Maslov's Hierarchy of Need. In throwing themselves a self congratulatory parade, they failed to compare their …

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As Rochester's President Digs Deeper in Sexual Harassment Debacle, Students Plan Protests and Hunger Strikes

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

University of Rochester Administration Digs Deeper and Students Plan a Hunger Strike and Sit Ins Protesting Sexual Harassment and Retaliation in Neurosciences.

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Academics! Play with Darwins' Balls to Fund STEM Education

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Do your March Madness Bracket to benefit STEM projects for middle schoolers! We've raised $11,000 in 5 years. Let's make this year baller!

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A Big Step Forward in Standardizing Rules for Authorship

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Get ready for some changes to manuscript submissions. NAS takes the lead in promoting transparency in authorship roles.

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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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How to Be Heard by Legislators about Proposed NIH Budget Cuts

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

A how-to guide for calling and writing your legislators about the proposed NIH budget cuts. Do it! Scientists are making a difference.

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Popular Young Scientist’s Post on Failure to Get Funding Goes Viral

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Brad Voytek should be the poster child for neuroscience. He’s smart, charismatic, does a ton of outreach, sports an impressive soul patch and works on difficult problems of how …

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