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    July 22, 2005

    Naira Rezende: A Principal Investigator in Training

    As Rezende embarks on a new chapter in her life--graduate school-- she looks forward to making more contributions to science.

    September 30, 2005

    Summer Breakthroughs in Science: An Educational Journey

    Babar's research experience helped him realize that he wanted a career doing cell and molecular biology research and motivated him to apply to some of the nation's top graduate schools.

    January 07, 2005

    Overcoming Odds

    Her past experiences helped her realize the importance of being a scientist and a mentor, and she currently uses her expertise to help manage natural resources and to bring women and minorities, especially Native Americans, into science.

    May 27, 2005

    Narrowing the Diversity Gap in Marine Science

    Every year the program scours the nation for eight talented students of color, who have at least a junior standing in college and who are pondering marine science careers.

    January 16, 2004

    A Love for Numbers

    Gerardo Chowell-Puente uses mathematical and computational models to identify and study the mechanisms involved in transmitting disease.

    August 13, 2004

    Focusing on the Community

    As one of the first American Indians who obtained a Ph.D. in science, Linton has accomplished much that is worthy of praise.

    January 21, 2005

    Investing in the Future of Science

    "The long-term goal is to prepare [underrepresented minorities] to become those critical staff scientists that we need for the future workforce, hopefully here [at ORNL]." –Debbie McCoy, RAMS Program Administrator.

    March 25, 2005

    Creating a Positive Graduate Experience (No Matter What)

    Thanks to the support she received and her active approach to meeting her needs, Powell obtained her Ph.D. in genetics in 2001.

    October 15, 2004

    Motivating Young Minds

    For nearly 30 years, the fourth-grade teacher has incorporated Native American beliefs, scientific research, music, and other educational tools into her classroom, especially in teaching science.

    September 17, 2004

    Aspirations of a Singing Doctor

    Apart from being a reggae musician and a role model to young minorities, science fulfills his dream of making people's lives better.

    June 10, 2004

    Bouncing Back

    This article examines how these women dealt with their ordeals and how they got their careers back on track.

    July 16, 2004

    Making Their Own Mark: Brothers Building Diversity in Science

    Upon realizing the lack of diversity in science, Moore and Penn established the nonprofit organization Brothers Building Diversity in the Sciences in 2001, to inspire underrepresented minority students to pursue careers in the biomedical sciences.