Coding Taught Me How to Fail

By Emma Eriksen // “Nana korobi ya oki” is a Japanese proverb with an English translation that you’ve probably heard: fall down seven times, get up eight. It speaks to perseverance, a character trait that is highly valued in U.S. culture—almost everyone knows the “bootstraps” and “self-made man” parables. But in a culture that praisesContinue reading “Coding Taught Me How to Fail”

A Day to Commemorate Our Women in STEM

by Ladann Kiassat // Dating back to third century BCE ancient Egypt, the first recorded woman in medicine was Merit Ptah. Even though some argue that she might not have existed, she is representative of female physicians who were pioneers in medicine and science. Fast forward to the 21st century where technology, medicine, and engineering continueContinue reading “A Day to Commemorate Our Women in STEM”