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How My Son’s Charter School Experience Made Me Rethink My Work-Harder Ethic

Tricia Serio, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published by Medium. "At its convention, the Democratic Party revised its platform on K-12 education, reaffirming parent choice in educational options supported by public funds. But in making…
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Money for something: Why we can and must increase college graduation rates

Tricia R. Serio & Martha W. Gilliland, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellows. This piece was first published in The Hill, "Like many of her peers, Malia Obama announced her college choice in time for the May 1st college…
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The Magic Mix of Mentorship That Worked for Me

Tricia Serio, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Chronicle Vitae, "College affordability is one of 2016’s biggest campaign issues. But the United States ranks in the top 10 internationally in..."
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Speak up about subtle sexism in science

Tricia Serio, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Nature, "Female scientists face everyday, often-unintentional microaggression in the workplace, and it won't stop unless we talk about it, says Tricia Serio..."
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It’s Time to Reveal the Secrets We’ve Been Keeping About Work-Life Balance

Tricia Serio (2015-2016 Fellow) and Allison M. Vaillancourt. This piece was first published in Huffpost Impact. “When former Secretary of State Madeline Albright recently said, "there's a special place in hell for women who don't help…
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To Cure Cancer, Start Simply Investing in basic research now lays the foundation for future cancer breakthroughs.

Tricia Serio, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow and Jeffrey Laney. This piece was first published in U.S. News and World Report, "In last month's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced a "moonshot" to cure…
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What We Need Is More Ideas and Less Ideology

Tricia Serio (2015-2016 Fellow) and Allison M. Vaillancourt. This piece was first published in the Huffington Post. "Last week, the moderators of the Republican debate showed video clips of Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio discussing their…
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Why Can’t We Have More Productive Conversations? Ending the standoff between the ‘resistant to change’ cavalry and the ‘rash and impetuous’ camp

Tricia R. Serio (2015-2016 Fellow) and Allison M. Vaillancourt. This piece was first published in  The Chronicle of Higher Education. "Conversations about the need for change in higher education and how best to chart our path…
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How Parents Can Ward Against “Imposter Syndrome”

Tricia Serio, 2015-2016 Fellow.  This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. "Confidence and achievement have a complicated relationship. If Google Trends is any indication of our collective psyches, "Fake it 'til you make it," in…
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We’re heading for scientific discovery shutdown

Tricia Serio, Ph.D.-2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. “It looks like we've narrowly escaped another government shutdown over the budget. But this is small consolation for those of us in the science…
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