diversity

The faculty picked new lab coats off the rack, our uniform for the grand, ceremonial, public opening of the new science facility. They were all starched crisp and stark white, in marching line order on their hangers. We sported them with buttons up and collars down, all of us together and indistinguishable from one another. And then we resumed our meeting. The next order of business: How to increase diversity in the sciences.

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