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Dartmouth Launches Fellowship Program for STEM Diversity – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Read article – A feature on Ellesse-Roselee Akré, an assistant professor of the Dartmouth Institute, who is the first recipient of Dartmouth’s new E.E. Just Faculty Fellowship. “In health services, marginalized populations are often left empirically invisible. It can really make you feel, especially when you embody these identities, that you likely aren’t valued in the space,” Akré said. “It really feels good to see the field moving in a way that it is more inclusive.”

McDonald & Carter: Let’s Not Fall for the Article 22 Misinformation Trap – VTDigger

Read article – Judy E. Stern, a professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology, is quoted in a commentary about misinformation from opponents of Vermont’s Article 22—the Reproductive Liberty Amendment. “The term ‘late-term abortion’ was designed to sound ominous, to sound serious, and to confuse people into voting against their own best interests. Let me say it again: There is no such thing as elective late-term abortion,” Stern said.

How Pregnancy Affects Multiple Sclerosis (MS), According to Experts – MSN via Good Housekeeping

Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Andrew D. Smith III, an assistant professor of neurology, in an article about how pregnancy affects multiple sclerosis. “Most women do not have any significant issues with childbirth,” Smith said. “However, women who have more significant neurological disability may have higher risk with childbirth.”