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Large sculptures of dandelions beneath a bridge, surreal in a fading light.
Issue 41 by Emily Cobbs on September 6th, 2016
I still can’t see myself in role models or dream jobs.
An eerie, long shadow of a person superimposed over a driveway with cars, and large trees in the background.
Issue 38 by Siobhán K Cronin on June 20th, 2016
Does chronic exposure to workplace stressors and aggressions affect our neuroanatomy?
Photo of brightly-colored marbles, suspended in air over a field.
Issue 32 by Dr. Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble on February 4th, 2016
Two ideas conspire to drive underrepresented groups from the field: the belief that innate ability and brilliance are required to succeed; and the belief that certain groups of people do not have that innate brilliance.
Panelists sit at a long table.
Issue 30 by Alice Wong on November 25th, 2015
In the current discussion on diversity and STEM, as with so many diversity initiatives, disability is usually excluded or thought of purely in terms of accessibility or accommodations.
A large image of an eye painted on a wall set back from the street.
Surveillance by Ailsa Sachdev on October 9th, 2014
There is no way to confirm we’re being treated unfairly because we chose to voice our opinions, whether our visa is rejected or we’re put through extra security at airports. As an immigrant, Big Brother feels even more oppressive.
Hocutt, the author, working in a chemistry lab.
Lean Out by Frances Hocutt on February 24th, 2014
Why I Left, How I Left, and What It Would Have Taken to Keep Me in STEM