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The Research Her

The Research Her is a weekly science communication podcast for us that provides reliable and relatable topics from how hair products affect health to the effects of Instagram on mental health. It encourages improvement of the disproportionate amount of research focused on minorities. Host Elissia Franklin is a black woman in chemistry who shares the woes and rewards in her field while learning of research in many areas.

Jul 31, 2019

June 1st was my birthday so this episode is late posting. The love was felt on that day with each individual message. Hearing all of the messages together was so powerful so I needed to share this. All of the encouragement is so necessary right now in my life and I am so happy that I chose to readdress this...

Jul 29, 2019

Listen to how Ariana Taylor, J. D. went from dropping out of a masters program to graduating #5 from her law school class.


Ariana Taylor is a 2015 graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in communication, with a minor in African American History and...

Jul 19, 2019

Arianna C. Stokes graduated from Jackson State University with her B.S. in History Education. While at Jackson State University, she was active in several organizations. Those organizations include the Student Government Association, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society, History Club, the Jackson State University...