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A scientist wearing a lab coat is talking to a group of people in a science laboratory.
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AAAS celebrates 25 years connecting science and religion

Becky Ham

The AAAS DoSER program is celebrating 25 years of connecting science and religion on June 15 with a free virtual…
Panelists Neddy Astudillo, Ingrid Waldron, Raj Pandya, and Ibrahim Abdul-Matin speaking at the AAAS 2021 Annual Meeting
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Science, Religion, and Community Partnerships Improve Environmental Justice Efforts

Lilah Sloane-Barrett

DoSER hosted a session on "Pursuing Environmental Justice through Science and Religion" at the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting. It focused…
Technology’s Built-In Machine Bias Reflects Racism, Scholar Says
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Race to the Future: Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology and how technology is often…
Fatimah Jackson smiles at the camera in this headshot
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Fatimah Jackson

We spoke with Fatimah Jackson about the complementarity of Islam and human evolution, involving and empowering community members in research,…
Pamela Payne-Foster in a white lab coat, crosses her arms and smiles at the camera
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Pamela Payne-Foster

We spoke with Pamela Payne-Foster about combating the HIV/AIDS stigma in rural African American churches, religion as relevant cultural context…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 4
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“Change is made in the smallest lines of code” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 4 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores what needs to be done to change the design of racist technology and how faith traditions…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 3
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“The new jim code” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 3 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology as well as the implications…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 2
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“Racism distorts vision” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 2 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology as well as the implications…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 1
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“We’re talking about power” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 1 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology and how technology is often…
Science in Continuing Education for Pastors
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Science in Continuing Education for Pastors

McKenzie Prillaman

Science in Continuing Education for Pastors was an 18-month pilot project by AAAS that provided science-focused professional enrichment opportunities to…