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Math and Science: or How to Inspire Girls to Pursue Their Interests or How to Keep Teachers Calm About It 

On Tuesday, March 1st, Slate published an article entitled "Psych Out Sexism: The Innocent, Unconscious Bias that Discourages Girls from Math and Science." According to the author, Shankar Vedantam: "Less than one in five professors of science and math at top research universities in the United States is a woman. The gender distribution of …

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Podcasts and Public Speaking 

This Saturday, I will be giving a short presentation as part of the Student Research Symposium at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Information Studies in Milwaukee. Until now, I have successfully avoided public speaking—from speech classes to professional seminars. Unfortunately, I have reached the end of my rope. It is time to bite the …

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