New Video about #SaveMills - why this college should be saved 

After the post, we got some questions about "What is an HWC?" It's a Historically Women's College. What this means and more about the college is in our new short video: vimeo.com/546889519

You can also always check out our website for the latest news from our campaign. www.savemillscollege.org

Introduction from Save Mills 

Hello! This account is news, announcements and more from the Coalition to Save Mills College, a 501c3 founded by a Mills College student to fight for the school to remain a degree-granting institution. We are students, staff, faculty, alums, and friends of the college.

Mills is a liberal arts college located in Oakland California. It is one of just 37 HWCs left in the United States.

This account is run by @celesteh

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EUnomia in particular, is officially not welcome on Scholar and if I find out you are affiliated with them, I will close your account without warning

will be in session soon!

May 12 we are going to be opening up the forms for y'all to submit your research proposals!

It is an interdisciplinary academic conference. We are so excited for the fediverse to come together and learn and share together.

So keep your eyes peeled and your minds a'thinking of your proposal.

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Hi scholar.social, I'm a PhD student in Japan.

My current research interest is conservation , especially sustainable conservation and use of semi-natural grasslands in temperate Asia.

Other interests that I wish to focus on in my work include biodiversity informatics based on citizen science. As a citizen scientist myself, I enjoy using to interact with naturalists around the world.

I hope to interact with common topics! :BlobCatHeart:

hello everyone, I'm stephanie (she/her)!

I'm a researcher at a big tech company, based in the UK. I did my phd in computational biology+medicine. I focus very much on ML for health, specifically critical care, physiological time series, "how to do ML well in health", etc.

Non-research activities include rollerskating/derby, gaming (computer/table-top/board), sewing, looking at birds.

Hi everyone, I am new in mastodon so I will go for an post to say something more about me...

I am a PhD candidate in Philosophy at University of Warwick (England, UK). I am interested in topics in philosophy of mind, actions and (even more) perception ❤️ My PhD thesis aims to analyse the auditory case of perceiving music...

I am also a musicians, I completed a (old system) degree and an MA in music performance in French Horn and I love to discuss anything related to art music

Hey friends don't forget to keep thinking about !

It is an interdisciplinary academic online conference. If you have any questions about your ideas for a presentation, ask us!

Hello everybody, I'm Maël Montévil.


I am a theoretical biologist working at the crossroads of experimental , , and . I also work on the Anthropocene, among many other things.

I 've also recently redone my website using and some principles. montevil.org/

Ciao a tutti!

I'm Mike (he/him), and I'm a US-based language acquisition and . Primary area of interest is using for second language learning, grounded in critical, liberatory . I teach and

My hobbies include

📯 📯 Greetings! 📯 📯

I'm nune, an autodidact teaching myself higher geometry from the ground up. A college dropout, turned web developer, turned game developer, I once dreamed of being a geology professor.

Unfortunately (for a whole lotta 👎 reasons), I didn't make it. So, I figured math is a great way to do science at home (kinda).

That's all I got for now. Thank you for having me! Oh, and you can check out my main at @nune

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Hello! Scholar.Social is excited to host the second , a free, indisciplinary online academic conference - roughly spanning 7/26-8/4 🌞

We'll be looking for: people to help organize, moderators for the presentations, and presenters! Stay tuned for more details 👀

You can check out past presentations here: summerschool.scholar.social/


Hello, I teach Greek and Latin in Zagreb, Croatia. I research Neo-Latin literature (Renaissance Humanism mostly), connected with digital humanities. A lot of books in Latin are available on the internet with few people to read them. Ars longa, vita brevis.

Hi scholar.social, Hi fediverse!
Mark here from Delft, Netherlands. I just started a PhD to research socio-technical enablers/inhibitors of software testing. In the next 4 years I will look into how and why developers do (not) test software. I am particularly interested in the social dimensions of this which is why I'm also curious to learn more about ethnographic research methods.

Looking forward to be a part of the scholar.social community to connect and share insights!

Hello everyone. I'm a music student based in Brazil (sadly). Currently I'm researching about post-colonialism in contemporary music. I'm also interested in agroecology.

Hi scholar.social,

I'm Donna, just got my MA in English Studies, a creative writer. I also teach English, Japanese and Korean in my spare time.

I have a broad interest in literature and language learning. Travel writing and post-colonialism was my main research scopes when I was a student. I believe that learning a language can help me break free from the constructed narrowed view and appreciate what a culture really looks like.

Looking forward to connecting with you all.

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Reminder that scholar.social will not be participating in April fools' day, and a preemptive warning to be judicious in your choice of "jokes"

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Hi, I'm pursuing a Phd (CS, Software Engineering) at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) & Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. I'm also a (RSE) in linguistics.

💻 My research is on , and .

I also teach computational basics to researchers (), promote RSE () and am a Special Collaborator of the (SSI).

I'm based in Berlin, Germany.

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