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New blogger!

We are welcoming a new blogger to the group – Ragamuffin, PhD. Welcome! Her bio has been added to “Who Are We?” Advertisements

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Resolutions 2017

Happy New Year! 2016 was a little rocky, but just like any year it had its ups and downs and we have all learned something about ourselves. Here are some of our goals for the upcoming year. Please share yours … Continue reading

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Sadness and Resolve

I am sure many who read this blog are feeling low right now. Almost half of this country voted for someone who, among other things, disparages science and outright disrespects women. Out of my despair the only thing I can … Continue reading

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Now what?

Todays guest post is by Ragamuffin, who is enjoying the new title of Dr. Ragamuffin. As she writes this she is on a several month break between defending her dissertation and starting her new shiny postdoc fellowship, leaving some time … Continue reading

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Stepping through the week of returning to work

Sunday I wake, laying quietly in bed, thinking of how interesting the last three months have been… That first month of a new baby – whoa. Did the world start spinning at a different speed? A few months ago, I … Continue reading

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Workplace support

What defines a productive member of a work group? I was reading a personal account recently about a woman who’s supervisor was very supportive of her role as a new mother because he knew that she would be a more … Continue reading

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Challenges with Maternity (Disability) Leave

I will admit, this topic is nothing new, and has even been discussed on this blog. There have been a lot of great articles and media attention on this subject lately, and some baby steps in the right direction! However, it … Continue reading

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