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Participants in the Black Undergraduate Mentorship Program in the Biological Sciences share posters about their research on Nov. 4 at BUMP's first annual research symposium, held in the Education Lab at the Zuckerman Institute. (Photo credit: Ivan Amato/Zuckerman Institute)
Giving Science a BUMP

A recent event at the Zuckerman Institute showcased the successes of the three-year-old Black Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUMP).

An illustration of a frog, an owl and a cat in 3D glasses.
How Do We See in 3D?

The brain uses many tricks to give depth to vision.

An older woman in a grocery store aisle.
Using SNAP Benefits Can Help Your Memory

Older adults who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the United States may have slower memory decline than people who do not participate.

An illustration of people overlaid with the colors of the transgender flag.
Affirming Trans Lives and Experiences

Five self-care tips and resources to help navigate challenging times.

NATIONAL & GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Michael Nutter
Michael Nutter Will Chair U.S. Department of the Treasury's New Advisory Committee on Racial Equity

The 25-member committee will advise Secretary Janet Yellen and Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo on efforts to advance racial equity in the economy, and more.

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The Knight First Amendment Institute and El Faro Journalists Sue NSO Group Over Spyware

The lawsuit says that the use of malicious software to surveil and intimidate journalists threatens press freedom around the world.

Huma Adedin, longtime aide and adviser to Hillary Clinton
Huma Abedin Discusses Her Life and Career

SIPA welcomed Huma Abedin, the longtime aide and adviser to Hillary Clinton, for a discussion of her 2021 memoir, "Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds."