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UMBC Under Investigation For Allegedly Mishandling Rape

BALTIMORE (AP) — University of Maryland, Baltimore County is under federal investigation of its handling of sexual assaults on campus.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights opened an investigation into the school in July after an attorney filed a complaint that the school mishandled a rape report. 83 more words


Fashion Tips For Staying Cool In The Heat [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO]

Summer fashion is always exciting as we approach the scene fresh out of the dead of winter. But every year when we quickly plunge into the relentless heat, styling for optimal comfort  155 more words

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I got the new Pokemon Go app. I’m fucking addicted.

This shit is great. It’s getting everyone out of the house and bonding over nerdy shit. 234 more words


Introducing Physics Metaphors to STEM Diversity

In 2015, we submitted the idea of connecting social science, social justice, and physics to the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).  The idea seemed strange at first, however, our experience and interactions with thousands of STEM undergrad and graduate students, early career faculty, and senior administration officials continued to point to a relationship between the physics of the unseen and the unusual dynamics of institutions of higher education. 600 more words

The Dissertation House Online, open now! All invited

We’re so pleased that the PROMISE Dissertation House sessions are so popular, and we are especially thankful to all of the people who have been involved and who have finished their dissertations as part of the DH! 174 more words

Dissertation House

Taiwan Discussion: Humans over humanoids, The Jessica Effect, & Women in STEM @AAAS

When I went to Taiwan for the Pacific Sciences Congress, I was able to share “The Jessica Effect” as part of a session that was sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  797 more words