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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…
Zoom screenshot of Dr. Rob O'Malley,Dr. Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Dr. Jada Benn Torres, and Rev. Dr. Robert A. Turner
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Silenced Stories Given New Voice with the Help of Science

McKenzie Prillaman

On February 10, 2021, DoSER hosted a AAAS Annual Meeting session that explored how scientific tools have supported the revitalization…
Science: The Wide Angle Film Series 2
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Science: The Wide Angle Film Series

AAAS DoSER, in collaboration with Fourth Line Films, has produced an exciting series of short films to spark discussion of…
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…
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…
Biblical Archaeology
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Biblical Archaeology

This course, taught by Charles K. Samson at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, is an expansive, thorough, and experienced introduction into the historical…
Over 500 Religious Leaders Learn about Science Advances in a AAAS DoSER Continuing Education Project
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Over 500 Religious Leaders Learn about Science Advances in a AAAS DoSER Continuing Education Project

Curtis L. Baxter III

The Science in Continuing Education for Pastors (“Continuing Education”) project provided religious leaders with resources and opportunities to learn about…