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The Urban Scientist

Go Big Red!! I’m at Cornell and I want to meet you at Yuri’s Night

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I mostly dropped some hints on Twitter and Facebook, but now I am officially announcing it: Trumpet blares: I have transferred to Cornell University. I’m doing the same work, continuing my post doc, but I have a new glammy shingle to hang on my door, embossed insignia on my business card: Last fall I was [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Wanted: Diverse, Innovative Problem-solvers, Next Generation Scientists

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When I departed for college my grandmother told me to join the debate team, because I was always arguing trying to prove a point. She was correct. I was a chatty Cathy and was always defending advocating my positions.  Debating was the most exhilarating intellectual experience I had had until that time. It was a [...]

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The Urban Scientist

A night of science and stars at the Chabot Space & Science Museum with OZY and me

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There has been much talk about new media organizations as of late. Whom and which are innovative enough, new enough, dynamic enough? Diverse enough? Well, it’s still too early to call it but I am excited about one of the new new players – OZY. It stamps it self as Smarter. Fresher. Different.  So far, [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Engaging girls in STEM: #WomeninSTEM #STEMchat March 18

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Who are your heroes of science? Mine include Marie Curie, Roger Arliner Young and Rubye Torrey. March is Womens History Month and I’m celebrating Women and Girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 9 pm EST, I will be participating in a #STEMchat discussing #WomeninSTEM with @KitchPantrySci, Liz Heinecke,@NGCProject, [...]

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The Urban Scientist

White House to Honor STEM Diversity and Access “Champions of Change”

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I’ve been on the road and I finally show up in Ithaca, to join the rest of my lab group at Cornell and the first thing I say to my boss is: “So, ummm….I’m going to the White House this week.” PRESS RELEASE THE WHITE HOUSE Office of Communications ________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Communicating Science in Chicago – come see me!

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I will be in Chicago, Illinois, attending the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, meeting in Chicago February 13-17, 2014. As the largest general science conferences ever it hosts presentations and demonstrations  health, medicine, agriculture, engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, education, mathematics, policy, and more. I will be presenting on Thursday, February 13 [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Celebrating the Unsung Heros of Science and Black History

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During my school years, I was excited about Black History Month. I was very fortunate to have a host of culturally-aware teachers who gleefully threaded lessons of Black Achievement through out all of my subjects. To cap the entire month out, we had a school-wide assembly that was a big celebration of all of the [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Free the News, Share the Science – Campaign to create the Sex Politics & Religion Network

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The National Science & Technology News Service’s own Jamilah Bey has been given the opportunity to create a new online journalism forum: The Sex Politics And Religion Network. It will be an online forum and an iTunes podcast. It will be the perfect place to continue and expand many of the science, science literacy, and science [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Catch me in New York – Speaking at Story Collider

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I’ll be sharing my own Stories About Science – Tales of The Dark Side of Science with The Story Collider. This week,  Wednesday, December 4, I will be in New York City with 4 other awesome guests sharing our own not-so-pretty experiences in science.  The event is in Brooklyn at the Littlefield. Tickets are $10, [...]

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The Urban Scientist

#DivSciWri I need a social media intern. Are you interested?

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My hands are full. Life and research are busy. If I learned nothing else in Dissertation Support Group, then I at least learned the importance of asking for help when you need it. I need help. I would like to take on a social media intern to help me stay on top of this little [...]

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