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September 2017

Women & STEM Education

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By Meredith Moore When I was in college, Larry Summers – then the president of Harvard University – suggested that one reason there are few women in the top science positions is a lack of aptitude compared to men. As a woman majoring in science, I was outraged. Almost a decade later, I am outraged again that Google engineer James Damore…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Racquel Sohasky

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Racquel Sohasky was a STEM Scholar in 2016 when she interned for the Perioperative Clinical Research Institute in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Where are you from? Sylvania, OH Where did you go to school? What did you study? I graduated from Carthage College in Kenosha, WI with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a minor…

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