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Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

Madalyn Weston
May 7, 2020

Editor's note: 'University News' would like to thank the author, Madalyn Weston, for the 66 articles that she has contributed to the Celebrating Women in STEM column over the past few years, and we'd like to congratulate her on her graduation. Math: one of the most hated...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Tara Astigarraga

Celebrating Women in STEM: Tara Astigarraga

Madalyn Weston
May 3, 2020

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has been a leader in technology since 1911. It developed its first computer with Harvard University in 1944, the first commercial hard disk drive in 1956, and the IBM Personal Computer 5150 in 1981. In 1997, the IBM Deep...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Kotchakorn Voraakhom

Celebrating Women in STEM: Kotchakorn Voraakhom

Madalyn Weston
April 25, 2020

Happy Earth Week, UMKC! Our usual events have been canceled, but it’s still been an interesting month for the planet. While cities around the world are on lockdown, people are reporting a drop in air pollution levels and a return of wildlife in urban locations. Calls for post-pandemic...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Izzy Jayasinghe

Celebrating Women in STEM: Dr. Izzy Jayasinghe

Madalyn Weston
April 17, 2020

The heart is a necessary and interesting requirement for human life. The size of an adult fist and weighing around one pound, the heart pumps close to 2,000 gallons of blood through your body each day. The cardiovascular system as a whole contains over 60,000 miles of blood...

Celebrating Women in STEM: Vanessa Galvez

Celebrating Women in STEM: Vanessa Galvez

Madalyn Weston
April 8, 2020

Hurricanes are one of the most feared natural disasters. Though rated by wind power, hurricane waters are far more dangerous. According to the National Hurricane Center, 88% of hurricane-related deaths in the U.S. are caused by storm surges, flooding and other water-related...

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