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Sheril Kirshenbaum
Works at University of Texas at Austin
Attended Tufts University
Lives in Monterey, CA
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A strong case for why professors should not sleep with grad students. They still will of course.
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Dating at work is just laziness. It proves to the world you don't have a life outside the workplace.
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While Democratic voters appear to be most focused on creating incentives for the expansion of renewables, it’s a favorable position for all candidates regardless of where they fall on the political spectrum.
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The world by population percentage
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That's everything more than 1%
 assuming wikipedia numbers are outdated, Congo  can be rounded up and France rounded down.
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On dealing with energy issues, Americans are most satisfied with themselves. Scientists and engineers rank high, Congress low
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Hello you are the most I love u with all my heart amoah from Ghana
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Lots of Dems I know are celebrating Rep Eric Cantor's primary loss. Instead I see another sad example that Congress is broken. Gerrymandering has created a system that elevates the country's most polarized voices, while far too few Americans vote. We need moderates who compromise. Instead we get extremists and gridlock.
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With student loans in the news, this is excellent advice I received as an undergrad: Don't enroll in a science graduate program where you have to pay tuition for a MS or PhD. They should pay you a stipend.
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Haiii dear im ramesh can u help me regarding ph.D In UK r in u r country
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The U.S. will remain the world’s biggest oil producer this year after overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia as extraction of energy from shale rock spurs the nation’s economic recovery, Bank of America Corp. said.
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For as long as that bubble stays cohesive... which probably won't be long.
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My newsfeed is full of frustration over yesterday's SCOTUS decision, but what speaks volumes to me is that ~95% of these posts come from women. Until the Hobby Lobby ruling is viewed as more than a women's issue, we cannot expect better.
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I would expect the percentage of men to be higher among atheists. As I posted on Twitter, "This is not about contraception. It's about forcing your religious ideals on others. It's not about cost. It's about dogma."

How do we change the general perception that this ruling is not just a women's issue?
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One month until we become Michiganders. Or Michiganians. I'm not sure what's best to call people living in MI. I guess we'll go with Spartans.
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You're adopted here now, +Sheril Kirshenbaum, so you're allowed to use the "Texan" label even after you move.
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Excellent MotherJones piece on science education and computational literacy
Why America's schools need to train a generation of hackers.
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Love this. Only 18% of college engineering majors are female. Tell girls they are more than 'pretty'
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+Sara Vazquez Krupp Good for you!
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This is a problem.
The Washington Post columnist thinks women are lying about sexual assault in order to get "privileges"
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+Tony Sidaway I could have expressed myself better with that
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Director of UT Energy Poll, Author of Unscientific America & The Science of Kissing, Blogger at Scientific American
Employment
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Research Associate, 2010 - present
  • Duke University
    Research Associate, 2006 - 2010
  • United States Senate
    Science Fellow, 2006
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Monterey, CA
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Suffern, NY - Austin, TX - Durham, NC - Washington, DC - Orono, ME - Boston, MA
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Author, Lecturer, Journalist
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I write about science, in books, articles, and blogs.
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  • Tufts University
    Biology & Classics
  • University of Maine
    Marine Science & Policy
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