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STPF Class of 2019-20

Scientists “Ask Not”

By Jennifer Pearl
This article was originally published on Medium at https://medium.com/@STPF/scientists-ask-not-1be97df04237 (September 25, 2019). It’s been almost 60 years since President John F. Kennedy called on

Solving Global Policy Challenges: Five Lessons in Multilateral Negotiation

By Rebecca Webber Gaudiosi
Editor's note: A version of this blog was also published on the Everyday Matters blog of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Your community, business, or organization is facing a monumental policy

Tips for the First 90 Days of Your STPF Fellowship

By Mariangellys Rodriguez Pantoja
Along with the excitement of starting a new position, comes the anxiety of starting over and “proving yourself”. Whether a seasoned professional or a fresh graduate, we all wonder how to make the most
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PODCAST | Funding the “Raindrops:" DoD and the US Research Ecosystem

By Rushyannah Killens-Cade and David Stout
The Department of Defense (DoD) shares a symbiotic relationship with the U.S. research ecosystem -- one that has generated tremendous breakthroughs for national security and economic prosperity
Streets under water and homes partially submerged in extensive Hurricane Harvey flooding in Texas on August 31, 2017

Living with Environmental Change

By Joan Aron, Allyson Kennedy and Britta Voss
Science has the capacity to bring together people, ideas, and solutions across borders, disciplines, sectors, ideologies, and traditions. This was the theme of the 2019 Annual AAAS meeting, with over
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Consent in the context of genetic information: Does it really only belong to you?

By Shanni Silberberg and Lucy Erickson
“Genetics isn’t just about you. It’s about your family, too.” -- 23andMe Remember the Cambridge Analytica scandal, when Facebook allowed some people’s personal data to be passed to an app called “This