Talia Henkle

About Talia Henkle

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.

Posts by Talia Henkle:

On How and Why Science Is Political

On How and Why Science Is Political

Should science be political? Trick question — science is inherently political because the vast majority of science is funded through the federal government. So, if you don’t relish the idea of competing against your peers for an increasingly shrinking pool of grant money, it’s important to care about the process by which money is federally(...)

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Bridging the Gap Between the Ivory Tower and the Public

Bridging the Gap Between the Ivory Tower and the Public

Human well-being and the eradication of disease are causes that bring everyone together. Some people give back by donating their change to philanthropies at the grocery store, others participate in charity events, while some take the plunge and work in fields such as health care or research. I, like many scientists, decided to make my(...)

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