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With all the big numbers and statistics, it’s easy to forget that what we are losing is individual people. Today, I’m only posting #COVID19 #obituaries. May they be a reminder of why our vigilance and demands for accountable leadership are so important. nytimes.com/2020/04/05/obi…
"Born in 1929 in what is now Slovakia, Cohn was just a teenager when his family slipped him across the border into Hungary as those around him were being forced into concentration camps." time.com/5814406/corona…
Dale Thurman, a longtime Lexington tailor who was known for his exacting work & strong opinions, has died as a result of COVID-19. “He tailored my son’s first suit, my daughter’s prom dress,” Walther said, his voice breaking. “He was part of the family.” tinyurl.com/wf8f7yg
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The end of another semester of engaging students with @WikiEducation at @MissouriSandT @sandtcasb in #HistSCI means another tweet thread about this super fun project.
49 students, 32 articles, 40K words added, +285K views so far. I love their work! Take a look!
I'm going to group them. First group-- #WomenInSTEM #WomeninHistory
Students found that, uh oh, it's HARD to find reliable sources on women in science! This didn't stop them, though. They pushed through and learned some new research skills.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_S._… is 1 product.
Tycho's sister, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_Br… was another article that needed work. The women who worked on this one had to find all sources on Tycho then sift through for the 2-3 pages about Sophia. Thank goodness for good #librarians at S&T who were patient and helpful!
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