Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Martin Luther King Jr Day: How will you make a difference?

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Untold stories of women in computer science

Computer science is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) field that remains overwhelmingly difficult for women to break into. This isn’t for lack of effort in many areas. At … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Random Acts of Transformation

This year I’m hoping to regularly share a post on random acts of transformation. The idea behind the Random Acts of Kindness movement is that we can inspire a culture of … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Year: What will you resolve?

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou, from Letter to My Daughter, a book … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

LEGO Friends Comic Goes Viral: An Interview with Illustrator Maritsa Patrinos

Originally posted on Dr. Rebecca Hains:
A comic titled “LEGO Friends” recently went viral, striking a chord with people by humorously pointing out that girls don’t need a separate line of LEGO toys. No,…

December 23, 2014 · 1 Comment
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