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2015 Fellow Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta Joins New NSF Initiative to Increase STEM Participation

NSF INCLUDES is a multi-year comprehensive national initiative to catalyze improvement in the preparation, participation, advancement, and potential contributions of those who have been traditionally underserved in the STEM fields.

As a member of the National Science Foundation's Inclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners that have been Underrepresented for Diversity in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES), Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta, (Psychological and Brain Sciences) summarized the first planning meeting's discussions and breakout sessions for France Cordova , the new director of the NSF and founder of the new initiative.


M.V. Lee Badgett Says Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Will Help Increase the Number of People with Health Insurance and Boost the Economy in States that Have Banned Same-Sex Weddings

An article titled "More Health Coverage, And Perhaps More Health, For Same-Sex Couples" was published in WBUR's CommonHealth, Reform and Reality on June 29, 2015. 

Listen to full interview, available for streaming in the article titled "Study Shows Same-Sex Marriage May Boost Ga. Economy," which was aired on 90.1 WABE on June 29, 2015.