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After college, Talia Henkle became an English professor at a university for low-income students in Bogota, Colombia, for a year. She’s now pursuing a Ph.D. in immunology.
Scientists at MIT Sloan created a data-driven interactive role-play exercise to drive home the urgency of the climate crisis. Ph.D. candidate Talia Henkle shares her experience participating in this exercise.
The more you know, the more you know you don’t know. In biomedical professions, sometimes that fact can be energizing and other times — demoralizing.
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