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Barrier-breaking chemist Good dies in LR at 88

Mary Lowe Good, a pioneering chemist recognized nationally for her leadership in advancing science, died Wednesday at age 88. “She was a scientist by training, but she had a humanitarian heart,” said Anna Beth Gorman, executive director of the Women‘s Foundation of Arkansas. Good died in her sleep at her …

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A Year for ‘Learning, Growing and Living’

Chloe Shevlin says she was devastated to find out she had been named an alternate for a Fulbright Award after applying as an NC State senior in 2018. But she didn’t give up. Shevlin applied again the following year, beat the odds and won a Fulbright scholarship to the University of …

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Sex and gender analysis improves science and engineering

Author notes These authors contributed equally: Cara Tannenbaum, Robert P. Ellis, Friederike Eyssel, James Zou AffiliationsInstitute of Gender and Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaCara TannenbaumCollege of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UKRobert P. EllisCenter of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology, Department …

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Mothers hold the key to encouraging female engineers

You have to get the mothers onside, says Nick Baveystock, if more women are to become engineers. Studies show the main influence on a child’s choice of career is their primary caregiver, says the Institution of Civil Engineers director-general. “Almost always it’s mum. Engineers can go into schools to win …

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