EGU22: What makes a good CV?

This year for EGU22 we wanted to make participation in the Jobs and Careers events equally accesible whether you are participating remotely or on-site, so we added the ‘Ask me for my CV’ sticker that you can put in your profile to let people know that your CV is available. But what about the actual … Read more

the good, bad and ugly

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Microscopic creatures — including bacteria, fungi, and viruses — can make you ill. But what you may not realize is that trillions of microbes are living in and on your body right now. Most do not harm you at all. In fact, they help you digest food, protect against infection and … Read more

Stressed Out? Sharing That With Others May Make You Seem More Likable

Humans behave in strange ways. We readily reveal our inner feelings during moments of weakness, which does not seem like the smart thing to do. Just by observing someone’s behavior, we can tell when they are in pain, frustrated or upset. Surely the best strategy is to try and conceal weakness? Why run the risk … Read more

What are good double majors for computer science students?

The right double major for computer science depends on your interest and goals. A double major in engineering, mathematics, or comparable discipline supplements what you learn in a computer science program by overlapping, reinforcing, and building on what you learn. Double majoring in business introduces new knowledge and skills in topics like marketing, management, and … Read more

Opinion: Biological Science Rejects the Sex Binary, and That’s Good for Humanity

At the recent US Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, Sen. Marsha Blackburn triggered controversy when she asked Jackson to define the word “woman.” After Jackson declined, several Republican congresspeople chimed in with definitions for “woman” that ranged from dubious to shocking, including “the weaker sex,” “someone who has a uterus,” and “X … Read more

Biological Science Rejects the Sex Binary, and That’s Good for Humanity

At the recent US Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, Sen. Marsha Blackburn triggered controversy when she asked Jackson to define the word “woman.” After Jackson declined, several Republican congresspeople chimed in with definitions for “woman” that ranged from dubious to shocking, including “the weaker sex,” “someone who has a uterus,” and “X … Read more

University of Chicago’s Data Science Institute comes forward with years of research on internet equity; the reality isn’t good for those living on South, West sides – Chicago Tribune

From COVID-19 vaccines to the agriculture industry, from mental health wellness to the city of Chicago’s Year of Healing, equity is a term at the forefront on many societal fronts. And for the past two years, the University of Chicago Data Science Institute (DSI) has been focusing on internet equity in a hope to better … Read more

Stress Can Be Good – New Clues to Eliminating Build-Up of Toxic Proteins in Dementia

Researchers have demonstrated that some stress may be good for cells, finding a novel mechanism that may aid in preventing the build-up of protein tangles, which are frequently seen in the brains of people with dementia. It’s commonly claimed that a little stress can be beneficial for you. Scientists have now demonstrated that the same … Read more