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Voices of the LSI: The power of community engagement in the sciences

"Voices of the LSI" is a regular column on the LSI’s work to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive climate. Savannah Williams describes her own journey as a scientist, her motivation for becoming the LSI's first director of outreach and community engagement, and her plans for this new role.

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Meet the new faculty who are expanding LSI's footprint across campus

This fall, for the first time, the LSI is expanding its reach beyond the walls of Mary Sue Coleman Hall with the addition of two new faculty members. Learn how Chelsey Spriggs, Ph.D., and Jay Brito Querido, Ph.D., will advance the LSI's campuswide impact.
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Voices of the LSI: Opening paths to scientific research

"Voices of the LSI" is a quarterly column on the LSI’s work to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive climate. This quarter, Adam Iliff, Ph.D., discusses how his own path to science shaped his involvement with the Aspirnaut Program, which helps connect high school students from under-resourced areas to their futures in STEM.
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Voices of the LSI: Looking back to move forward — Lessons from DEI 1.0

"Voices of the LSI" is a quarterly column on the LSI’s work to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive climate. This quarter, staff member Natalie Bartolacci, one of the institute's two DEI leads, reflects on what the LSI accomplished during its five-year "DEI 1.0" strategic effort and what lessons we can take into the next phase of our work to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.