Category Archives: Inclusion

Blog Post 4: Because It Applies

“Why do you always have to bring up race?” Is probably the most common statement I would hear from my (primarily white) friends both growing up as a kid and even today as an adult. In the grand scheme of things it is one of the least harmful questions one could ask, although tone is …

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You Want Blacks to Stop Talking about Race…..(blog#5)

So I had no intention of talking about another African-American/Black issue for my last blog because I just knew something else was going to pop-up in the news and give me something to talk about. HOWEVER, this story made me so mad (especially because this is close to my hometown) and makes me think back …

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Blog #5 The Fight for Service Animals in STEM

I got the idea for this blog while I was talking to my sister and she brought up a great interview on NPR with a woman named Joey Ramp and her service dog Sampson. It was all about her struggles to get permission from her university to be in various science labs with her service …

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Blog Post 5: International Collaboration

Since the late 1950s, international research collaboration has emerged between countries to achieve better innovation and efficiency. Nowadays, as the progress of globalization, gathering an international team with individuals, universities, organizations and agencies, and using their strength to benefit the related research has become more and more important. In this essay, the author is going …

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My Latest Obsession: Stitch Fix; Blog #5

Friends, we have made it to our last blog post for the class. I took a few minutes thinking about what was left that I could possibly write about that relates to diversity and/or inclusion. I won’t lie, another ‘twist’ or aspect on COVID-19 would have done the trick. But quite frankly, I am over …

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Blog #4 Essential Workers and COVID19

Among the many reminders this pandemic has brought us, there is a renewed appreciation for essential workers in health care, grocery stores, agricultural workers, plumbers, electricians, etc.  Except for health care workers, other essential workers have lower paying jobs and they are performed mostly by minorities. Latinos make up a large proportion of what is …

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PC Stands For Pure Comedy (#4)

A Comical Introduction During this time of crisis, when we are all holed up at home with nothing to do, one thing we all need is a good laugh. From the internet memes,  tik toks and other funny videos we are demonstrating our creativity and utter boredom during this weird time of isolation by spreading […] Continue reading

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PC Stands For Pure Comedy (#4)

A Comical Introduction During this time of crisis, when we are all holed up at home with nothing to do, one thing we all need is a good laugh. From the internet memes,  tik toks and other funny videos we are demonstrating our creativity and utter boredom during this weird time of isolation by spreading […] Continue reading

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#4 New Academic Experiences with COVID-19

Hello all! I hope you all are staying healthy and safe. Let me be honest. For this blog post, I wanted to do proper research and write about how academia has been affected since the pandemic started. However, I just took the Qualifiers Exam yesterday, and I had a very rough and busy month I […] Continue reading

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