Mercury clean up proposed in Penobscot River
Karen Merritt studied mercury contamination in the river as a 2006 Switzer Fellow. She recently returned to work on a report leading to a settlement to clean it up.
Deadly spread of tree disease driven by climate change
Joan Dudney's research discovered elusive evidence into how climate change and drought shifted white pine blister rust into higher elevations.
The scientist who found her voice by listening to workers
Teniope Adewumi-Gunn combines her scientific expertise with her mission to help keep workers—from hairstylists to day laborers—safe and healthy.
Cell Mentor's Community of Scholars is a group of Persons Excluded because of their Ethnicity or Race (PEER) composed of postdoctoral fellows, early-stage investigators, instructors, and consultants with a common passion to advance scientific discovery while innovating diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. They recently released a list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America on which two Switzer Fellows appear: Ayana Johnson and Regan Patterson.