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Newswise: Weighing the Future: At the Intersection of Medicine, Racism, and Feminism
Released: 14-Apr-2022 7:05 AM EDT
Weighing the Future: At the Intersection of Medicine, Racism, and Feminism
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Reproductive rights, abortion laws, vaccine trials, and misinformation about whether COVID afffects fertility—these are some of the hot topics in the news that also relate to Natali Valdez’s research.

Released: 24-Sep-2019 4:45 PM EDT
Wellesley Professor Examines the Ocean’s Response to Climate Change
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As carbon emissions increase, how will the ocean respond to climate change? How does carbon dioxide cross from the atmosphere to the ocean? What happens to the carbon dioxide when it is in the ocean? Learn more from Wellesley College professor Rachel Stanley.

Released: 16-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT
Wellesley Professor Discusses Boston Globe’s #FreePress Effort to Combat Anti-Media Rhetoric
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The current administration has a documented adversarial relationship with the media—frequently referring to the reporting of many outlets as “fake news” and calling the press the “enemy of the people.

Released: 15-Jul-2016 8:45 AM EDT
New Book by Wellesley College Political Scientist Holds Answers to How the Presidential Primary’s Populist Explosion Will Transform the General Election
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As the author of the recently published Populism’s Power: Radical Grassroots Democracy in America, Wellesley College's Laura Grattan can articulate how intensified appeals to "rule by the people"—from Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders—have transformed our political landscape and what it means for the future.

Released: 10-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
How to Solve the Nation’s Math Crisis? Tap into Everyday Examples of Calculus in the World Around Us
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A Wellesley College mathematics professor says that the key to reversing the country’s Math Crisis lies in tapping into the everyday examples of math hidden in the world around us and changing the way we instruct math in America's classrooms.

Released: 4-Dec-2009 1:00 PM EST
Health Care Reform Lessons Found in New Book on Old Tuskegee Experiment
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Susan Reverby, professor at Wellesley College, has delved into the shocking and revealing Tuskegee syphilis study as a lesson to us today as we argue over health care reform. In her new book, "Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy" (University of North Carolina Press, 2009), Reverby looks at the study’s racist history, explains how people experienced it and why the doctors thought it was the right thing to do.

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