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Volunteering as an ally

Volunteering as an ally

The word "ally" has floated around social media for the last few weeks as non-Black people learn what they can do to fight racial injustice. I’m not the best person to explain the importance of anti-racist allies since I don’t personally experience racism, but I...

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Why Science Communication?

I come from a family of artists. My childhood was spent on movie sets, in the backstages of theaters, or watching oil paint strike a canvas. But all these trades connect through storytelling, which is at the root of my passion for journalism. On a personal and global...

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Science is a roadmap for better policy

I entered the University of Minnesota as a microbiology major with a passion for advocacy. I originally believed that these interests would remain separate, but I quickly reconsidered. Now more than ever, science needs advocates. The relationship between science and...

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