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    February 24, 2006

    MentorDoctor: Suffering From a Lack of Direction

    July 04, 2008

    Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition, Chapter 17: End of the Road

    After more than 6 years of monthly columns and postgraduate research, Micella Phoenix DeWhyse celebrates her Independence Day--and we're sad.

    September 05, 2008

    Triggermeister

    When protons start colliding next month at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, Turkish particle physicist Bilge Demirköz will make sure physicists see what happens.

    September 12, 2008

    Team Science and the Diversity Advantage

    Do acculturation experiences give scientists from atypical backgrounds an
    advantage in an era of team science?

    January 23, 2009

    Found in Translation

    America needs more science writers of color just as it needs more scientists of color--but are they likely to be able to make a living in a declining industry?

    February 27, 2009

    Two Young, African-American Women in Science

    Our tiny sample of African-American women reveals brilliance, scientific ambition, and anecdotal evidence of progress in the fight against ethnic and gender discrimination.

    February 27, 2009

    When Ironies Make Perfect Sense

    Gina Wingood, a black Catholic woman raised in a white suburb, found love and her calling in San Francisco's ghettos talking condoms, sex, and ethnic pride.

    February 27, 2009

    The Bigger Questions

    Chemical engineer Kristala Jones Prather's work creating chemical factories inside microbes has taken her from academia to industry and back again.

    February 27, 2009

    A Double Bind: Minority Women Scientists in Europe

    Minority women in European science must struggle daily to confront an issue that remains taboo.

    April 24, 2009

    The Road to Diversity: Are We There Yet?

    On January 20, Barack Obama became the first African American to be sworn in as President of the United States. On that day television screens carried images of African American men and women moved to tears as they watched the historical event—one that many of them thought they would never witness in their lifetimes.

    May 29, 2009

    A Tale of Two Pathologists

    Between them, Terrill Tops and Dorkina Myrick have two careers, three doctoral degrees, and one life together.

    June 12, 2009

    Reaching for the Stars

    Maggie Aderin-Pocock's passion for science and space drives her career and public outreach.

    August 14, 2009

    Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Mentoring

    Cultivating and nurturing your mentoring relationships are essential, particularly in the complex landscape of clinical and translational research.

    September 11, 2009

    A Physician-Researcher Thrives in the Balance

    Regan Theiler balances her clinical work in the delivery room with lab research on infectious diseases.

    October 02, 2009

    Flying High

    Despite a remarkable talent, Cecilia Aragon lacked the confidence she needed to be a scientist. And then she learned to fly.

    October 30, 2009

    Returning to Science

    With the right support, it is possible to succeed in science after a family-related hiatus.

    January 08, 2010

    Perspective: Sell Yourself -- Refining the Personal Statement

    A career adviser offers tips on writing a critical piece of your graduate school application.

    January 29, 2010

    Perspective: Transitioning from Pet to Peer

    Diverse probationary faculty members may be celebrated at first but denied a fair chance to become tenured colleagues.

    February 05, 2010

    Making Science and Family Fit

    A mother of three and winner of a European Research Council starting grant, Michal Sharon has managed to have both a family and a scientific career.

    March 19, 2010

    Mind Matters: Back to Work After a Baby

    Dropping off an infant at daycare is very stressful for new mothers returning to work.

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