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Meaghan Emery
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Meaghan Emery is a Ph.D. Candidate in Paleontology at the University of Oregon, where she studies fossil mammals from all over North America. She loves climbing, caving, hiking, and any other sport that leaves her dirty and covered in scratches. Meaghan also co-writes a blog on science and science-themed culinary endeavors.

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What it's Like to Be Part of the Longest Academic Strike in Oregon's History

(5) Comments | Posted December 8, 2014 | 1:55 AM

I am a graduate student currently on strike in Eugene, Oregon. Our union is asking for fair wages and paid leave for medical emergencies or for the birth or adoption of a new child - pretty basic, right?

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I Really Love My University, Which Is Why I'm Going on Strike

(2) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 4:22 PM

I, Meaghan Emery, love my job.

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Like all good jobs, mine is fascinating, challenging, filled with the support of amazing co-workers, and is preparing me for my future. Also like many good jobs, mine is exhausting, sometimes bewildering and full of bizarre red...

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Paleontology Interview: Gettin' Zeigy With It

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 2:23 PM

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.

This October Amy sat down with her mentor, professional geologist Dr. Kate...

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Putting the Feminism in Funding

(5) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 8:45 AM

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.

In Academia, it's all about the money. Even when you're not paying for classes...

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