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Eye on CDI: Isola Brown

Isola Brown, PhD This blog joins others in Eye on CDI that feature the career paths of individuals who started in toxicology as students in the SOT Undergraduate Diversity Program and are now in the scientific workforce. This blog was authored by Isola Brown, PhD, and I am pleased...

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Reflections on the 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Diversity Program and CDI-Hosted Undergraduate Events

This blog was authored by Frederic Moulin, DVM, PhD (outgoing CDI Chair); Kymberly Gowdy, PhD (incoming CDI Chair); and Karilyn Sant, PhD (2021–2022 CDI leadership). Although the 2021 SOT Annual Meeting was not held in person, the Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) hosted most of the...

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SOT Program Spotlight: Undergraduate Diversity Program

This is the inaugural edition of the “SOT Program Spotlight” series, which is aimed at increasing awareness of how SOT programs and activities are focused on addressing and/or supporting the Society’s guiding principles of (1) serving the needs of the scientific discipline and our members to...

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Thirty Years of the SOT Undergraduate Diversity Program

I consider myself fortunate to have been among those SOT professionals involved in the initiation of the program we now celebrate—namely, the Undergraduate Diversity Program (UDP). We celebrate it now not only for its longevity but also for its influence on so many lives and careers. I...

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CDI Is Recruiting Mentors for 2019 Undergraduate Diversity Program: Applications Due January 18

The Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) is seeking volunteers interested in assisting with the 2019 Undergraduate Diversity Program March 9‒11, 2019, in conjunction with the SOT Annual Meeting. The goal of the program is to recruit students from diverse backgrounds to graduate school in the...

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Experience Career Growth Opportunities with SOT CDI

Submitted by Irene Abraham Written by Kimberly Rivera Caraballo, University of Puerto Rico at Humacao Last spring, I received the Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award, which is administered by the Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI), to support my attending the...

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A Career in Toxicology: From CDI to HAZMAT (and Everything in Between)

This blog joins others in Eye on CDI that feature the career paths of students who started in toxicology at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Undergraduate Diversity Program and now are in the scientific workforce. This photo captures my receiving the 2014 Perry J. Gehring Diversity...

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CDI Awardees Reflect on SOT 2018 Annual Meeting Experience

Submitted by Vanessa Fitsanakis While many programs sponsored by the Society of Toxicology (SOT) focus on opportunities for current toxicologists, the Society is also committed to encouraging talented undergraduates to consider toxicology as a career path. One important way that SOT does this...

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Academic Toxicology Program Directors/Internship Hosts: You're Invited to Participate in Undergraduate Program

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) invites a representative of your toxicology, pharmacology/toxicology, or environmental health graduate training or research internship program to participate in the Academic Toxicology Program Director and Internship Host...