A Culture of Margins for Equity

This is the third in a year-long series of blogs about the Nature of Science and Culture in the Classroom. Be sure to read our previous blog post in the series from May. For many, August is a time of anticipation and excitement about the coming year. This August, like last August, is again unprecedented …

Diversity in STEM

    Your genome, the set of instructions that makes you who you are, is 99.9% identical to mine, and 99.9% identical to every other human on the planet. Whenever I am feeling untalented, I like to remind myself that David Bowie and I are 99.9% identical. Within that 0.1% genetic difference, we find all of the …

Straight Talk: The Persistence of Race in Scientific Research

Thank you to our panelist and the over 100 participants who joined us for Straight Talk: The Persistence of Race in Scientific Research. We are so excited we could have this open conversation with experts in the field about the role of race in scientific research. If you did not have the chance to tune …

Is My Science Classroom Biased?

This is the first in a year-long series of blogs about the Nature of Science and Culture in the Classroom. Be sure to read the second blog in the series from May. We have just celebrated the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and the chosen birthday of Frederick Douglass and we are in the midst of …