The Kirkwood Call

STEM branches out

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

December 3, 2016

She stands out in the country where women are a minority group in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. She stands out at KHS, where only 15 percent of engineering students are female. Olivia Flagg-Bourke, senior, stands out in her Capstone engineering class, where she is the only g...

Sitting with scientists: MuMu Xu

Sitting with scientists: MuMu Xu

Chloë King, blog/podcast editor

October 26, 2015

Welcome to a new feature on An Independent Universe. It’s called Sitting with Scientists, and I’ll be interviewing awesome people from around the country with a passion for science that puts mine to shame. My first interview was with Mumu Xu, an assistant professor at the University of Maryland. S...

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