The Shuri Effect: Redefining Impact in Academia

By BRIDGE Committee Member Nigel Golden In the movie Black Panther, the brilliant Scientist Shuri states that: “Just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved.” This is essentially what Dr. Nyeema Harris makes the case for when it comes to redefining “impact” in academia. At the BRIDGE2Impact talk, “The fierce urgency of now…

Dr. Andrew Greenlee: Do you know what a bedbug looks like?

By BRIDGE Committee Member Benjamin Keisling That’s the first question that BRIDGE Scholar Dr. Andrew Greenlee posed to the audience at his BRIDGE2Impacts Presentation, titled “BRIDGE2Impacts: Strange Bedfellows? Creating an Interdisciplinary Space for Research on Housing Policy and Bedbugs.” A few people in the room could correctly identify the pest’s profile, but that is not…