The shooting in Parkland, Fla., claimed 17 lives. Among them: A popular coach, a soccer player, a trombonist in the band.
Amy HarmonWhen we divided up the profiles of the 17 Florida shooting victims, I was assigned the geography teacher, Scott Beigel. I came to learn he was a remarkable man - and he may have sacrificed his life for that of a student
For Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith, both of whom fall on the autism spectrum, being in a relationship together has created a unique set of comforts and challenges.
Amy HarmonI always think of Jack and Kirsten on Valentine’s day, the couple I wrote about in this piece, “Navigating Love and Autism.” I didn’t write the headline but “navigation’’ seems just the right metaphor for it -whether or not you are on the autism spectrum.
He was lauded as the must-see doctor who worked with America’s best gymnasts. Now Lawrence G. Nassar will spend the rest of his life in prison. Over seven days, women recounted his sexual abuse at a marathon sentencing hearing in Michigan.
On April 11th 2016, I contacted the Office for Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination at UC Berkeley to report that Professor Terry Speed had sexually harassed a postdoctoral researcher in the…
Amy HarmonThis @lpachter blog about sexual harassment in @UCBerkeley statistics dept. illustrates a) how male witnesses can/should help b) how harassment of one creates hostile environment for many c) how Berkeley is taking months to do anything, again...
No work I have ever done has brought me as much joy and hope, or changed my outlook on life as profoundly.
Amy HarmonWarm your heart on this frigid day by reading about how reporting on the elderly made my fab colleague @johnleland "more patient, less anxious, more capable of loving, less afraid of death and decline.” And buy his new book for the whole story!
Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infect hundreds of millions of people each year with dangerous viral pathogens including dengue, yellow fever, Zika, and chikungunya. Progress in understanding the biology of this insect, and developing tools to fight...