In episode 4, we shift our focus to Michigan women in STEM. From Newton to Darwin to Mendel to Hawking to Bill Nye, male scientists have been getting recognized forever. Women, on the other hand? Not so much. Guests in this episode include Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) founder, Barbara Sloat and the first black woman at U of M to earn a PhD in Nuclear Engineering, Ciara Sivels.
Jon Coonan and Sonya Vogel talk about vape, juul, and e-cigarette culture at the University of Michigan; with guest speaker Muhammad Hassan owner of the local Ann Arbor smoke shop Bongs & Thongs. This episode was produced by Audio Engineer Ryan Cox, Executive Producer Catherine Nouhan, producers Sonya Vogel, Jon Coonan, and Josh Sodicoff. Special thanks to Shreya Datta and Julia Mati. Music by Gian Perez.
Happy Women's History Month! This episode welcomes you to She Hit It First with a history of the very first female students, educators, and admin on campus, featuring interviews with UofM's first female president Mary Sue Coleman and first dean of LSA Edie Goldberg. Second episode will drop next Saturday.
On Saturday March 16, reports of an active shooter spread around campus. Multiple rumors about shooter whereabouts and student injuries were spread by students via social media and texts.Thankfully, the shooter report and those rumors were false, but it nevertheless shook the student body.