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Disabilities in STEM

October 13, 2021

Supporting disabled individuals in STEM is critical to maintaining a successful scientific community; simply adhering to ADA guidelines is not enough.

3D representation of coronavirus particles.

COVID19 and its Variants

September 22, 2021

The new mutants (not a Marvel movie) impact the reality we are facing. What are these new COVID-19 variants and where did they come from?

Mia Edgerton and her daughter posing in front of Christmas presents. Photo provided by Mia Edgerton.

Moms in STEM

September 08, 2021

Graduate school can present students with many challenges, but being a mother during this journey adds another layer of complexity.

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Essential PhD Tips

September 01, 2021

Newly enrolled or considering graduate school? Here are a few helpful tips.

Rachel Burge riding a bicycle.

Blood Sweat and Gears

August 24, 2021

LOWVELO is an annual fundraising bike ride to help raise funds for lifesaving cancer research at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center.

Black woman feeling depression symptoms alone at home.

Let There Be Light

August 19, 2021

Starting to feel the winter blues? You might be experiencing symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

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History of LGBTQIA+ scientists

June 30, 2021

LGBTQIA+ scientists, despite remaining hidden for most of history, have contributed significantly to our scientific advancement.

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Science Pride

June 17, 2021

LGBTQIA+ representation in science remains hidden behind walls of bigotry and bias, but these actions can help break those walls.

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The Rainbow Ceiling

June 10, 2021

The lack of LGBTQIA+ representation in leadership stems from decades of explicit and implicit barriers.

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Tainted Blood

June 03, 2021

Donating blood for queer individuals remains a practical impossibility.

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