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Pixar Women, PhD Part 2

EVE - Ecology. EVE's sole mission was to collect data about life on Earth. She'll likely need to work on her data analysis skills but armed with a PhD, she will be invaluable to the re-colonization of the planet. Specializing in urban ecology or sustainability, she will have a lot to contribute to establishing a… Continue reading Pixar Women, PhD Part 2

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Pixar Women, PhD Part 1

Bo Peep - Animal Sciences. Bo Peep has conspicuously been missing in the last two Toy Story movies and I think the possibility of her disappearing to go earn her PhD in Animal Sciences is somewhat likely (although I don't know how she would be able to manage without her support system of the rest… Continue reading Pixar Women, PhD Part 1

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Science of Disney: Sleeping Death

Hopefully none of the super cool science information below puts you to sleep! So what caused Sleeping Beauty's coma or death-like slumber? Including Juliet imbibing a sleeping draught or Snow White eating a poisoned apple , fictional characters have been put into death-like states (or faked their own deaths) in myriad ways. So what likely… Continue reading Science of Disney: Sleeping Death

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Disney Women in STEM

For The United Nations' International Day of Women and Girls in Science (#IDWGS), I wanted to draw attention to the representation of the phenomenal females of Disney. Unfortunately, there aren't very many easily recognizable female characters in STEM in Disney media. Of the approximately 200 characters classified as scientists on Disney Wiki, only about 20… Continue reading Disney Women in STEM

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If Princesses were PhD Students Part 2

Some of the best and most interesting Disney characters to me are the unofficial Disney princesses. What would these fearless females choose to study in graduate school?

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Sisters of Disney

In honor of December 6th being the anniversary of the birthday of Walt Disney's sister Ruth and the two having a particularly strong relationship, I thought I would write a post dedicated to the sisters of Disney. Alliances of women, whether related by blood or not, are more important now than any other time period… Continue reading Sisters of Disney

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If Disney Princesses were PhD Students

Each and every Disney Princess is capable of putting in the dedication and effort required to earn her PhD. So if their dreams were to finish grad school, what would their theses be on?