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Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Ayanna Howard

Science fiction has painted robots as the downfall of man, but robots today can do everything from making ice cream to assisting with heart...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Masayo Takahashi

Since the cloning of Dolly the Sheep in 1996, scientists and doctors alike have been fascinated by the innovations and miracle cures that could...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Idelisa Bonnelly

Madalyn Weston It’s hard not to be fascinated by the ocean and the many strange creatures living in it. Though the closest we get to...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Maryam Mirzakhani

Some people in this world are destined for greatness. From being the first girl on the Iranian Mathematical Olympiad team to the first and...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Janaki Ammal

Covering topics from structure of plants to genetics, botany – the study of plant life –  has applications in medicine, agriculture, climate change and...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Karletta Chief

Happy Earth Week 2018, UMKC! This week, we reflect on the miracle of our planet and the work of environmentalists and conservationists to preserve...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Megan Smith

Women in technology are scarce, holding only about 25 percent of all computing occupations; a number which has been declining since 1991 (according to...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Alexa Canady

You would be hard-pressed to find a better role model than Dr. Alexa Canady. Alexa Irene Canady was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1950....

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. France A. Córdova

Dr. France A. Córdova has one of the most successful careers in science today. Born on August 5, 1947 in Paris, Córdova was the oldest...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Ann Caracristi

When you hear “mathematician,” you probably think of a man in a sweater vest and large glasses, sitting in a stuffy office or teaching...

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